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Walmart's New Health Care Policy Shifts Burden To Medicaid, Obamacare
Business  (tags: wal-mart, ethics, health care, consumers, dishonesty, economy, corruption, americans, labor, corporate, abuse, society )

Carrie
- 507 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Walmart, the nation's largest private employer, plans to begin denying health insurance to newly hired employees who work fewer than 30 hours a week, according to a copy of the company's policy obtained by The Huffington Post.
Wendell Potter: Ryan Is a 'Dream Come True' for Health Insurance Industry
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, government, health care, insurance, lies, money, politics, society )

Kit
- 614 days ago - leanforward.msnbc.com
As someone who worked nearly two decades as a health insurance executive, I know that Mitt Romney's selection of Rep. Paul Ryan as his running-mate is a dream come true for my former colleagues--and a potential nightmare for just about everyone else-->
Medicare for All Would Save Billions on Paperwork --IMPORTANT SOLUTION!
Business  (tags: single payer, medicare, health care for all, public, health insurers, uninsured, insurance companies, health care, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, business )

Care For
- 989 days ago - pnhp.org
We should expand Medicare. By replacing our patchwork of insurance programs with a single publicly financed system, we would save about $400 billion annually--enough to provide comprehensive coverage to all the uninsured and to improve coverage for all!
Vermont Gets Health Care Right
Business  (tags: Health Care, Video )

TomCat
- 1092 days ago - politicsplus.org
See 1st comment
Insurance Company Drops Cancer Patient, Veteran, Because He Accidentally Underpaid By Two Cents
Business  (tags: health care, health insurance reform, abuse, dishonesty, americans, economy, Bankruptcy )

Norm
- 1180 days ago - alternet.org
One of the worst abuses of the private health insurance industry is the practice of denying claims to pay for necessary care or revoking the coverage of policyholders for frivolous reasons. A Vietnam veteran from Thornton, Colorado, is the latest victim o
Pension Envy
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, health care, labor, law, lies, money, pension funds, politics, society )

Kit
- 1196 days ago - ourfuture.org
They tell people to oppose unions, saying, "Why should they have it so good?" The real question you should ask is, "Why should we have it so bad?"
Inequality Is the Real Debt Burden
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, education, Health Care, Iraq, Joblessness, National Debt, U.S. Federal Government, War )

Kemsa
- 1376 days ago - blcnn.wordpress.com
Recent polls indicate that many Americans are as concerned about growing government debt as they are about terrorism. It's interesting that concern about debt occurs almost rhythmically when conservatives are out of power.
Oxfam Campaign/Petition: Tell Chevron to Come Clean & Open the Books on Secret Payments...
Business  (tags: Chevron, secret payments, >$40B, disclosure, come clean, Oxfam, payoffs, drilling, international govts, poor communities, , their fair share, development, schools, health care, food programs )

LucyKalei
- 1441 days ago - craigconsidine.wordpress.com
So that the World can Follow the $$ & help Put it Toward Real Development. Chevron paid >$40B to diff govts round the world, but won't say how much each country got. They drill in places where millions of families struggle on <$1/day; food, healthcare, ed
California's Real Death Panels - Data Reveals CA's Private Insurers Deny 21% of Claims
Business  (tags: health care, reform, insurance companies, profits, stockholders, medical loss ratio, death panels, care denial, claim refusal rates, California Nurses Association/National N, Hilda Sarkisyan, Nataline )

LucyKalei
- 1682 days ago - democracynow.org
Data the insurance co's have always wanted to hide just now released by the nation's largest nurses group. 45M claims denied, in CA alone, since 2002. PacifiCare-39.6%; CIGNA-33%; etc... 1 out of 5 requests, even when recommended by patient's MD, rejected
A Healthcare System Badly Out of Balance
Business  (tags: Massachusetts, health care, elite hospitals, hospital care, hospital care, inflation )

K. A.
- 1979 days ago - boston.com
Call it the 'Partners Effect:' Elite hospitals are paid MUCH MORE for care that is often no better than average. It is the best kept secret in Massachusetts medicine! Some hospitals get more $'s without better care!
G.O.P. : The Mask Slips
Business  (tags: Bush, Bernanke, Paulson, Greenspan, McCain, Republicans, Neocons, PNAC, bank failures, mortgage crises, health care, credit crunch, coverup, corruption, lies, liars, illegal wars, Cmapaign 2008 )

Blue
- 2019 days ago - nytimes.com
The G.O.P. has masked the terrible consequences of much that it has stood for over the decades. Now the mask has slipped.
Money for a Wall Street Bailout, But Not for the Poor - Opinion
Business  (tags: economy, money, health care, homeless, education, housing, jobs, poor, corporate bailouts, tax breaks )


- 2032 days ago - nydailynews.com
They would like to know how it is that there is no money for health care, education, housing and real jobs for poor people, but there are trillions for state-sponsored corporate bailouts and tax breaks for the rich.
Health Care in America: Pay To Play Isn't Working . . . For Anyone
Business  (tags: americans, business, health care, consumers, corporate, government, labor )

Elaine
- 2184 days ago - alternet.org
According to this CJR report, regarding a series of studies from Health Care Week and other industry groups, the health care industry, drug manufacturers and other related industry groups are doing everything they can to insure there are no changes...
The World According to Wall Street | Guardian.Co.Uk
Business  (tags: wall street, prejudice, standard of living, health care, companies, gross domestic product, capitalism, social injustice )

Jean
- 2284 days ago - commentisfree.guardian.co.uk
This unsubstantiated prejudice masquerading as economic analysis is pervasive in the US business world. I once interviewed the CEO of an American company that had subsidiaries in Holland and Scotland. He complained that in Holland he had to provide six we
Historic UAW: Gettelfinger Has to Flex Workers' Muscles!!
Business  (tags: UAW, Chrysler, GM, strikes, auto negotiations, auto companies, union-run trust funds, health care, retirees, media, strikes, UAW contracts )

K. A.
- 2385 days ago - freep.com
He used strikes to squeeze every last penny and every possible promise of a job from the companies, in return for the UAW agreeing to major cost-saving measures, most importantly, a union-run trust fund to handle future health care costs for retirees!
 

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