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Mar 22, 2023

Today I toss around some ideas for how we could fund medical care in our communities. One of the big fears many have is getting ill and losing everything to the costs associated with medical care. How can we do this better?

Featured Event: The Gorham Homestead Workshops in Dickson, TN

Today’s Sponsor: The Self Reliance Festival Digital Passes

Livestream Schedule this week

(No livestreams after Monday due to the Self Reliance Festival. We will be back next Tuesday)

Tales from the Prepper Pantry

  • Having an organized pantry is racist - having that opinion is classist
  • Mostly been cooking straight from the jar into the crockpot
  • Late freeze beat back the early spring greens
  • Purging things that we no longer use to make space for things we do use 

Weekly Shopping Report

Frugality Tip: Ross or Homegoods

Do you have a Ross near you? Is there one on your travels? Stop in. Things like sneakers on clearance are great buys, camp chairs are half of Walmart prices, name brand garden tools are crazy cheap. My little secret is to check out the food section where I buy pink Himalayan salt for $4.99 for a 5# bag (they usually have rock and fine ground). You can get some really good buys in the spice section. 

Happy hunting y'all, Make it a great week.

Margo

Operation Independence

  • Kitchen redo update

Main topic of the Show: How can we fund medical care in our communities

The problem and how we got here

Conflating health insurance with healthcare and the resulting limiting beliefs (“I can’t”)

What is healthcare? What is health?

How to foster innovation and bring prices under control 

  • Separate lobbying from health care
  • Cash and trade
  • Subscription model
  • Community supported health care
  • Become realistic about care
  • The banker/irs mentality of health service billing

Funding ideas

  • Transparency in pricing/getting costs under control
  • Getting the regulator out of the way (Certificate of need for example)
  • The HOA Model
  • Patrons
  • Health share/community health care

But wouldn’t rural communities suffer?

How would you fund things if taxes were not an option?

Make it a great week!

GUYS! Don’t forget about the cookbook, Cook With What You Have by Nicole Sauce and Mama Sauce. 

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