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Abusers and Their Abusive Behavior, Unmasked For All To See This certainly has been a hell of a week, and its depressingly hard to single out a single story as letting the sun shine under ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Dec 16, 2009 at 08:38 PM PST with 7 Recommends
What is the penalty politicians pay for being elected under false pretenses and lying to America, while hundreds of thousands of people die. Nothing? That seems to be the case.
by Andiamo
Comment Count 34 comments on Sun Dec 13, 2009 at 09:46 AM PST with 5 Recommends
60 to 70% of Americans polled want a "Medicare for All" system like that in Canada ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Dec 12, 2009 at 08:16 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In a bunch of new polls, its being shown time after time that a large majority of all Americans, of BOTH PARTIES support simply expanding Medicare to cover everybody, so that nobody is bankrupted by ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 33 comments on Fri Dec 11, 2009 at 06:14 PM PST with 27 Recommends
The Seattle Times today carried today an interesting article with horrible implications, concerning ...
by Christy1947
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 09:59 AM PST with 4 Recommends
...only, unfortunately, no one is following him. This really ought to be high on the Progressive agenda because of the number of people this issue impacts. Employee Retirement Income ...
by MsGrin
Comment Count 23 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 10:50 AM PST with 15 Recommends
If you're a person who has been following the health care jungle, Columbia Journalism Review, and particularly, the work of Trudy Lieberman, has in the last few years, stood out as being an oasis of ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 13 comments on Mon Nov 23, 2009 at 09:41 PM PST with 11 Recommends
The federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) governs all employment-based insurance, including health insurance. It cancels out state law protections against abuse by insurance ...
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Nov 05, 2009 at 01:08 PM PST with 12 Recommends
Imagine if you will a nightmarish situation in which you or a loved one get ill; and even though you are covered by an employer-based health insurance plan, a treatment that will prevent a lifetime ...
by dougdrenkow
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Oct 27, 2009 at 05:10 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
There has been talk recently about ERISA Section 514.. It would make a lot of sense to repeal these ERISA exemptions as they have led to some incredible abuses of justice. They are special legal ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Oct 22, 2009 at 06:02 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Of course it would happen, they are whittling away at any hope of affordable quality healthcare, confident that they will get away with it, after all, they always do, right? You can't ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 45 comments on Tue Oct 20, 2009 at 12:26 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
In the discussion about how Americans can be forced to pay ever-increasing prices for increasingly dysfunctional health care they can no longer afford, an important aspect of the problem has been ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 38 comments on Fri Oct 16, 2009 at 11:16 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
I read the other day that we are embarking upon a new journey of expanding the hate crimes definition to include crimes based on sex and gender orientatation- BUT we are leaving out hate crimes by ...
by Andiamo
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Oct 11, 2009 at 04:24 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Cigna Corporation, a health insurer governed by the ...
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Oct 07, 2009 at 04:32 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Why do insurance companies breach their contracts and deny covered benefits? Because the law wants them to . Breaching a contract seems to most people like a bad thing to do – after all,
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Sep 30, 2009 at 10:46 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
The Employee Retirement income Security Act (ERISA) governs employment-based insurance, including health insurance, and ...
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 01:14 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Why do insurance companies act the way they do? Because they can. The vast majority of people who have health insurance, nine out of ten according to the ...
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Sep 16, 2009 at 10:55 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
One of the major points advanced in favor of health insurance reform is that insurance companies abuse the privilege of refusing to cover you if they decide you have a pre-existing condition. That
by Richard Johnston
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Sep 22, 2009 at 09:51 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
My views on this issue are shaped by my experiences, as with most people. Particularly, they have been shaped by working as a lawyer, and before that a law clerk and low-level functionary in the ...
by John Minehan
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Aug 31, 2009 at 09:23 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
crossposted from unbossed A couple days ago, unbossed reported on the Senate's request that the ...
by shirah
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu May 21, 2009 at 05:03 AM PDT with 15 Recommends