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The health insurance racket

Single-payer public option is essential to avoid health insurance companies. CIGNAs Edward Hanway spends his holidays in a $13 million beach house in New Jersey. Meanwhile, regular Americans are routinely denied coverage for the care they need when they need … Continue reading

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AFL-CIO seeks investigation of health care insurance premiums

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on Thursday urged some state insurance commissioners to investigate how the costs of insurers’ lobbying to defeat health-insurance reform are affecting premiums. “We believe that health insurance providers’ lobbying expenditures have led to excessive rate hikes,” … Continue reading

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Senator Harry Reid supports public option

In today’s Las Vegas Sun, Lisa Mascaro reported that Senator Harry Reid held a private meeting of health care providers in Las Vegas last Tuesday. Reid is quoted as saying: “We have a problem in America and it’s called the … Continue reading

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“They Dump the Sick to Satisfy Investors”

Insurance Exec Turned Whistleblower Wendell Potter Speaks Out Against Healthcare Industry. Amy Goodman of Democracy Now interviewed Wendell Potter, former Vice President of Cigna. (Click the Democracy Now link to see the video) As the debate over healthcare reform intensifies … Continue reading

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The Health Insurance Racket

Getting Rich by Denying Americans Care UnitedHealthcare CEO Stephen Hemsley owns $744,232,068 in unexercised stock options. CIGNA’s Edward Hanway spends his holidays in a $13 million beach house in New Jersey. Meanwhile, regular Americans are routinely denied coverage for the … Continue reading

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