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IF MASSACHUSETTS is the model, then national health care reform is ultimately doomed. So begins Derrick Jackson in today's Boston Globe , ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 133 comments on Sat Mar 05, 2011 at 03:16 AM PST with 290 Recommends
I think it is important that we point out the obscenities that we see every day in life. The danger is that too many people begin to accept, out of resignation and a feeling of helplessness, ...
by Tasini
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Jan 26, 2011 at 08:14 AM PST with 20 Recommends
This is one way to summarize of the health care reform we got: At the J.P. Morgan Health ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 53 comments on Sat Jan 15, 2011 at 07:46 AM PST with 32 Recommends
On Thursday, September 23rd, a number of provisions of the Health Care Law (PPACA) come into force. Among them is the one that allows children to be carried by their parents' insurance regardless ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Sep 22, 2010 at 08:42 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
There has been no small amount of [http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/7/14/884390/-Obama-Hires-Fmr.-Wellpoint-Exec-to-Implement-Health-Care-Law uproar] recently about President Obama's [http://...
by Lucy Montrose
Comment Count 41 comments on Thu Jul 15, 2010 at 05:50 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
From the Department of You Just Can't Make This Stuff Up, check out this little-noticed report from ...
by davidsirota
Comment Count 1966 comments on Wed Jul 14, 2010 at 04:37 PM PDT with 624 Recommends
When does so-called political "pragmatism," for expediency's sake, comprehensively cross the threshold into gross [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulatory_capture regulatory capture] of our ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 267 comments on Sat Jun 12, 2010 at 12:22 PM PDT with 329 Recommends
The 2009 compensation figures for the top dogs running the top 10 Health Insurers show why they ...
by JDWolverton
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jun 04, 2010 at 06:49 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Last week's Reuters story by Murray Waas detailing WellPoint's targeting of breast cancer patients for rescission brought a swift ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 53 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 01:45 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Yesterday, slink's diary reported that Congressional leaders had asked WellPoint, Kaiser, Assurant, United Health, Humana, Blue Cross ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 12:01 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Fifty years ago, the Food and Drug Administration approved the ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Apr 28, 2010 at 08:49 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Why didn't Republicans do this when they were in power? Why didn't Bush shame Wellpoint to stop dropping patients? Why didn't Sarah Palin campaign on it? Why didn't John McCain demand it? Why? ...
by banderson
Comment Count 28 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 02:45 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Robin Carnahan is the Missouri Secretary of State. She was elected in 2004 and 2008. Now she is running for the Senate in Missouri. She will be the Democratic nominee and will face Congressman ...
by TomP
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 27, 2010 at 07:42 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
We've all heard all the tales...people dropped from insurer rolls because they failed to disclose their prescription-netting acne from two decades ago; ...
by Cedwyn
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat Apr 24, 2010 at 11:10 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Yesterday Reuters had a blockbuster story on WellPoint's practice of canceling policies for breast cancer patients . ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 131 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 03:10 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
If penile cancer was as common as breast cancer, would WellPoint simply pay to treat it, in much the same way it pays to treat erectile dysfunction? Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 70 comments on Fri Apr 23, 2010 at 08:50 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Wellpoint has been busted again. And this new savage attack against sick women must not go unpunished. Wellpoint singles out women with breast cancer for aggressive investigation with the intent of ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 469 comments on Thu Apr 22, 2010 at 08:27 AM PDT with 574 Recommends
Cross posted at Dirigo Blue No one could have predicted this. Under the recently passed health insurance reform law, for-profit health insurance companies will ...
by Spud1
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 01:32 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Dan Froomkin ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 255 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 05:18 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
One of the arguments made in favor of the HIR bill was that it would put in place medical loss ratios, thus supposedly forcing insurers to spend more money on actual care, as ...
by Jbearlaw
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Apr 01, 2010 at 10:01 AM PDT with 4 Recommends