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The proxies of the Insurance Industry flexed their financial muscle and disseminated misinformation to push a gullible Arkansas General Assembly into passing a "Legal Funding" law that will ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Apr 04, 2015 at 05:28 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Billed as a tort reform initiative and a way to protect consumers, a bill promoted by front groups for the insurance industry lobby to restrict consumers from accessing legal funding (aka lawsuit ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Feb 28, 2015 at 02:19 PM PST with 3 Recommends
The news coming out of the countries of the former Yugoslavia is truly heart rending. An area of the world so recently torn by civil strife is now coping with flooding from unprecedented rains.
by xaxnar
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 03:48 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
It worked. The Republican House Energy and Commerce Committee is holding a rather unadvisable hearing Wednesday, where things might just get a little bit awkward for them. See, they've invited a ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 35 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 08:22 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
The Insurance Industry has a friend in both Tennessee State Rep Curtis Johnson and Tennessee State Senator Jack Johnson. The Insurance Industry, and their front group led by the U.S. Chamber of ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 11:30 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
The US Chamber of Commerce promotes on its website that its headquarters is built on land that had belonged to Daniel Webster. According to the site, "The U.S. Chamber and the legacy of Daniel ...
by FreeMarkets
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Apr 05, 2014 at 04:45 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
During the run-up to the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, Americans were introduced to a dictionary of terms used by health insurers to maximize their profits by denying or dropping ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 96 comments on Fri Nov 22, 2013 at 12:25 PM PST with 42 Recommends
Four years ago, countless Democratic leaders and allies pushed for passage of Barack Obama’s complex healthcare act while arguing that his entire presidency was at stake. The party hierarchy ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 248 comments on Mon Nov 18, 2013 at 11:52 AM PST with 44 Recommends
Consumer Reports : "Stingy plans may be worse than none at all" That's quite the statement. If only our outrage-prone intrepid media would dig into it. Junk health insurance Stingy plans may be ...
by jamess
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat Nov 16, 2013 at 12:44 PM PST with 65 Recommends
... And ALL BEFORE , they go on their 2-Month Holiday-Hiatus too! Gee, what {cough} dedication! [...] The House is expected to vote Friday on the Keep Your Health Plan Act , which would allow ...
by jamess
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:32 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Although I haven't been personally touched by the cancellation of a million plus individual health insurance policies by the insurance industry I a detecting a strategy in how they are doing it. ...
by Just the facts 45
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Nov 14, 2013 at 05:38 PM PST with 3 Recommends
1) They are "Junk Insurance Policies" -- think "Junk Bonds." They don't minimize "financial risk" -- they just bury it . That Florida woman's canceled Blue Cross policy ? It's junk insurance . ...
by jamess
Comment Count 321 comments on Sun Nov 03, 2013 at 09:29 AM PST with 207 Recommends
Perhaps because calling it 'Insurance' is really a stretch. Just ask anyone whoever had to use it ... That Florida woman's canceled Blue Cross policy ? It's junk insurance . by Nancy Metcalf, ...
by jamess
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Nov 01, 2013 at 06:36 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
It’s not every day you get a significant insurance recovery firm singing the praises of California’s justice system. Yet firms like Proskauer Rose LLP are doing just that in the wake of some ...
by CACourtsMonitor
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 12:13 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
Just because he opposes the strikes on Syria, don't assume Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R. KY) is doing it for the right reasons: http://www.buzzfeed.com/johnstanton/mitch-mcconnell-...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Sep 11, 2013 at 08:08 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Nope. There is something both odd and slightly satisfying in the newest roadblock facing conservative plans to put more guns in schools. Private insurance ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 191 comments on Mon Jul 08, 2013 at 01:02 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
The New York Times has just published an article on an increased role for the insurance industry with respect to guns. Lawmakers in at least half a dozen states, including California, Connecticut, ...
by chloris creator
Comment Count 106 comments on Thu Feb 21, 2013 at 04:15 PM PST with 12 Recommends
For those who rather avoid the worst of the anticipated Austerity procedures, just around the corner, I would suggest getting very familiar with these 2 cost-containment Indexes: 1) CPI-E -- ...
by jamess
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 02:45 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Wondering what the Wall street and the oil and gas industry are musing about after the reelection of President Obama? I came across the following commentary in the Insurance Journal, which coolly ...
by manyamile
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 09:53 PM PST with 0 Recommends
The battle-lines are being drawn, staking out the ground around the Supreme Court's ruling on the Constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, made earlier this week. Republican talking-point "...
by jamess
Comment Count 38 comments on Sun Jul 01, 2012 at 10:46 AM PDT with 17 Recommends