Common Health 12/17/14

Host: Jim Fisher
Engineer: John Greenman

Issue: Free Health Care

Program Topic: Free Health Care

Key Discussion Points:

A) How many people have access to insurance for health care?

B) What services are provided by the Ellsworth Free Health Care Clinic?

C) What policy changes will be needed provide more access to health care?

D) What policy changes are coming in 2015?


A) Dr. Rita Seger, M.D., Specialty internal medicine, and a Ph.D., in Ecology and

Environmental Science. She is an advocate for Ellsworth Free Medical Clinic.

B) Dr. Philip Caper M.D.Held professorships in Medicine and Community Medicine at

Dartmouth and the University of Massachusetts and has been an Adjunct Lecturer in

Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health and a Research

Associate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.