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  •  How long before HMOs devise charges other than (3+ / 0-)
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    kestrel9000, rb608, bfitzinAR

    "premiums" to segregate profit pools and bonus slushies?

    It seems curiosity has killed the cat that had my tongue.

    by Murphoney on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 11:22:13 AM PDT

    •  Let 'em try. We'll expose them & stop them. (3+ / 0-)
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      Stop the party of Gut & Spend policies that gut our Earned Benefits programs like Social Security and Medicare and spends on tax breaks for the wealthy elite.

      by jillwklausen on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 11:30:21 AM PDT

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      •  That would be great and I understand the (limited) (0+ / 0-)

        utility of PR communication efforts as a weapon of negative public sentiment and shame that would (hopefully) extend to impacting shareholders...BUT

        Would such charges be illegal?  

        What current legislative authority currently exists to address this sort of run-around?

        -- because, short of holding the Senate and taking the House, I don't see a hope in blazes of passing any new, effectively mediating, remonstrative, or corrective measures through this split and dysfunctional Congress.

        It seems curiosity has killed the cat that had my tongue.

        by Murphoney on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 11:38:59 AM PDT

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