Obamacare and the High Cost of Healthcare
Dr. Juliette Madrigal-Dersch, the President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons and Dave Garrison, host of the Faith & Liberty Talk Show, discuss the issues with Obamacare and the high cost of healthcare. Dr. Madrigal is a frequent guest on a number of media outlets such as Fox News, the Neil Cavuto Show, NBC news and consultant to congressional candidates, officeholders, and the U.S. Congress on the Affordable Health Care for America Act, i.e., Obamacare.
Links Discussed in the Talk Show
- After the ACA: Freeing Market for Health Care,” by John Cochrane, October 18, 2013: Link: http://faculty.chicagobooth.edu/john.cochrane/research/papers/after_aca.pdf
- The Truth About the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do About It, by Marcia Angell, copyright 2005: Link: http://www.amazon.com/Truth-About-Drug-Companies-Deceive/dp/0375760946/
Dr. Madrigal is the current President of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Madrigal has been a frequent guest on a number of media outlets such as Fox News, the Neil Cavuto Show, NBC News, and town hall meetings, as well as consultant to political candidates, various levels of office holders, and U.S. Congress on medical issues and particularly on the Affordable Health Care Act, i.e., Obamacare. She is considered an expert on the impacts on physician services due to Obamacare and the reforms that would lower the cost of healthcare in the United States.
She is a graduate of the University of Texas, Austin, Texas A&M Medical School, and Chief Resident at Oklahoma University of Medicine. She started her own traditional medical practice in 1992 in Marble Falls, Texas. She makes house calls and gives discounts to teachers and preachers and sees patients who have cancer for free. She has spent many of past summers as a Camp Doctor at Camp Longhorn and Camp Champions. She is currently the Burnet County Health Authority and Medical Director of the Horseshoe Bay Spicewood, and Marble Falls Fire Departments.
Dr. Madrigal is married to Hans Dersch, 1992 U.S. Olympic Gold Medalist and coach to a number of Olympic class swimmers. They have two children ages 13 and 15.