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No, you did not read that incorrectly. The same health insurance executive who sips fine Italian wine in his mountainside hot tub said last week that big-profit health insurance is dying : It’s ...
by james321
Comment Count 178 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 12:27 PM PST with 480 Recommends
This is just absolute malarkey from Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini: Aetna Inc. Chief Executive Mark Bertolini, who is among a dozen chief executives meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama later this ...
by james321
Comment Count 282 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 07:40 PM PST with 429 Recommends
You probably know that AARP was hugely influential in championing the horrific and corruption-laden Medicare D prescription drug benefit. AARP is a brand in America. A brand is how a ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 271 comments on Sat Apr 21, 2007 at 07:24 AM PDT with 413 Recommends
It is heartening to read that Wendell Potter agrees with Rick Ungar and other commentators that the death of big-profit health insurance is near at hand : Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini caused quite a ...
by james321
Comment Count 113 comments on Tue Mar 06, 2012 at 02:28 AM PST with 273 Recommends
Aetna's CEO, Mark Bertolini, is a man who feels entitled. His team lost the election, but he;s not going to let the votes of a lot of "little people" get in the way of demanding the Federal ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 122 comments on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 04:30 AM PST with 267 Recommends
Thanks to JoeDemocrat for pointing me to this article in the Huffington Post by our friend, great American, and fellow Kossack Wendell Potter, How Obama and the Democrats Got Played by the ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 191 comments on Tue Jun 26, 2012 at 06:32 AM PDT with 246 Recommends
The other day, the New York Times did a fine job of describing what happens when all you can afford, is bare bones junk ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 144 comments on Fri Jul 03, 2009 at 09:54 AM PDT with 244 Recommends
In case anyone thought that Aetna was some sort of saint when it paid PoopStrong's bills following a massive Twitter campaign -- after mocking him for not reading his policy like an auto insurance ...
by james321
Comment Count 129 comments on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 02:51 AM PDT with 237 Recommends
I've received several emails asking me to describe the workings of the for-profit insurance industry. You start on Wall Street . The beginning, the middle and the end is about ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 151 comments on Sun Sep 30, 2007 at 02:47 PM PDT with 226 Recommends
The next time you think about saving a young woman from a burning car, think twice: your big-profit health insurance carrier might deny your claim and leave you with hundreds of thousands of dollars ...
by james321
Comment Count 142 comments on Fri Apr 25, 2014 at 04:39 PM PDT with 211 Recommends
I just got turned down for health insurance by Aetna through AARP; they claim I am too risky to insure. I last saw a doctor two years ago after I got H1N1. There were no complications. I've had ...
by wiseacre
Comment Count 212 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 11:01 AM PDT with 208 Recommends
If Eve's heartbreaking diary ...
by james321
Comment Count 144 comments on Wed Feb 01, 2012 at 01:10 PM PST with 197 Recommends
[Update-I read a couple of comments and thought of a more appropriate title.] jancw is confused. Please read her excellent diary. I don't want her, ...
by nyceve
Comment Count 219 comments on Sun Jul 29, 2007 at 09:35 AM PDT with 184 Recommends
At present, I have a fever of 102 degrees, no appetite, aches and pains, and a wicked headache. I'm writing this diary, though, because the truth needs to be told. Socialist medicine is good , fast ...
by james321
Comment Count 93 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 09:18 AM PDT with 175 Recommends
by nyceve
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Oct 31, 2006 at 05:33 AM PST with 174 Recommends
This Telegraph article contains the most graphic image I have yet to encounter of the appalling, immoral and unethical state of affairs in the American non-system of 'health care.' ...
by james321
Comment Count 102 comments on Sat Jul 07, 2012 at 04:22 AM PDT with 171 Recommends
Yesterday, I posted part of a talk given by health ...
by DrSteveB
Comment Count 74 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 11:52 AM PST with 171 Recommends
Those were the words I heard when I answered my cell phone this afternoon. My mom had called to give me an update on her uncle. Unfortunately, his health went downhill very quickly. After ...
by frustrated1
Comment Count 55 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 05:19 PM PDT with 162 Recommends
by Hlinko
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Jul 27, 2006 at 05:30 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
Most Americans know that Canadians, Scandinavians, Cubans, Costa Ricans, Germans, Italians, Greeks (depressed yet?) and Aussies are living ...
by james321
Comment Count 149 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 06:08 AM PDT with 114 Recommends