Corporate insider-turned-whistleblower Wendell Potter starts up an investigative website to expose corruption and show the public how to fight back.
Although Mom saw her MA premiums increase significantly over the years, she didn't have any real motivation to disenroll
The surprising gem in an Inquirer piece was that APCO VP Bill Pierce agreed with me. He acknowledged that interest-funded pressure groups "are all over the place" in Washington. "That's how everybody exists here," Pierce said.
The public outcry over the appalling events in Tucson will, alas, pass. The question is, what then? Are we going to simply
Indulge in childhood pleasures this evening with a panel on DC Comics (Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash) or a holiday
The reason only a handful of PR people use 'PR' in their titles these days is because PR itself has a PR problem -- and for good reason. That's a shame, because press relations is not inherently evil or manipulative.
APCO, the health insurance industry's PR firm who said it wants to push me off a cliff, has now taken on its biggest challenge yet: leading a giant, multimillion dollar effort to help Wall Street "earn back the trust of the American people."
Yesterday, on Democracy Now, the former Vice President of CIGNA, one of the nation's largest health insurance companies, revealed that CIGNA met with the other big health insurers to hatch a plan to "push" yours truly "off a cliff."
Republican operatives want to shield voters from knowing who is actually paying for GOP attack ads. They fear the consequences if Americans know the truth.
Taki Oldham examines the role corporate-funded grassroots groups (known as 'astroturf') have played in the recent health-care and climate debates and their central role in the tea party movement.
And Angell told HuffPost that come 2014, despite no longer being allowed to raise rates or deny coverage to adults explicitly
Weekly Pulse: Eric Massa Backs off Health Care Conspiracy, Glenn Beck Apologizes to the Entire Country
Fervent anti-choicer Rep. Bart Stupak (D-MI) has been threatening for months to derail health care reform over the abortion
Bob Iritano's doctors told him he had an incurable form of cancer. But while fighting for his life, he ended up also having to fight his insurance carrier.
Just hours before the Senate Finance Committee is set to vote (and likely pass) its version of health care reform legislation
Not at all surprising, when I sent out my Health Care Politiku submission query I was swamped with phenomenal submissions.
Natalin Sarkisyan was a 17-year-old from Glendale, Calif., who had leukemia and needed a liver transplant. Cigna said the procedure was "too risky." In December 2007, Sarkisyan died.
The president is spending too much political capital on this one issue, health care. It forces the issue. Either a landmark generational bill is passed or failure lurks.
The Senate Finance Committee is preparing to debate a health care bill that doesn't meet the needs of America's working families. Nor does it meet the standards Obama laid out in his address to Congress.
Wendell Potter: Public Option Essential, Baucus Plan An "Absolute Gift" To Health Care Industry (VIDEO)
Potter said the proposal would not provide affordable coverage. It gives the industry too much latitude to charge higher