$2.655 Million To Date To Sacramento Political Committee That Doesn’t Disclose Industry Funding In Ads Supporting Villines, Attacking Jones.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Tuesday October 19, 2010 4:56 pm|
|By: Jim Moss Thursday September 30, 2010 7:00 pm|
Trade groups representing restaurants and retailers say low-wage employers might halt their coverage if the government doesn’t loosen a requirement for “mini-med” plans, which offer limited benefits to some 1.4 million Americans.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Wednesday September 29, 2010 10:37 am|
Obama’s mad about insurers blaming his health care plan for big rate hikes, but he doesn’t have to take it anymore. He can and should issue an executive order to stop the rate hikes immediately.
|By: TheMediaConsortium Wednesday September 29, 2010 8:04 am|
Weekly Pulse: Sharron Angle Mocks Insurance for Autism; The Fight to Save Food Stamps
|By: Consumer Watchdog Friday September 24, 2010 4:15 pm|
The insurance industry is going directly to the White House in its latest attempt to evade a key portion of the health reform law that would force them to operate more efficiently. But instead of making the argument directly, the industry is speaking through state insurance commissioners that are either friendly to insurance companies or cowed by insurers’ threats to leave a state market.
|By: papau Thursday September 23, 2010 8:44 pm|
The National Association of Ins Commissioners today released a draft suggestion to Obama on how he should have HHS enforce the HCR reform that requires beginning in January 2011 85 cents of every dollar to be actually spent on claims rather than leaving companies free to pay as little as they can as claims so the the CEO and his team get their bonus and the shareholders can get their ever larger dividends.
|By: Scarecrow Tuesday September 21, 2010 9:04 am|
Virtually all of the Republicans’ proposals to repeal or “chip away” at the health reform act would make Americans sicker, raise health care costs, reduce insurance coverage, allow or encourage insurers to bilk consumers and further liberate anti-competitive health care providers to fix prices and collude, to continuing charging far more than their European counterparts.
|By: ubetchaiam Monday September 20, 2010 1:50 pm|
The government’s Census statistics about poverty in America are lies.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Tuesday September 14, 2010 1:28 pm|
The California consumer group that pioneered the nation’s toughest property casualty insurance regulation called on President Obama today to use his federal regulatory authority and state ballot measure processes to stop health insurers from arbitrarily raising rates on Americans.
|By: Consumer Watchdog Monday September 13, 2010 11:11 am|
A message Thursday from Health and Human Services chief Kathleen Sebelius is unusual not just for its tough language toward health insurers, but because it exists at all. In a letter to the insurance industry’s lobbying and trade association, Sebelius flatly warns insurers to cut it out with blaming their double-digit price hikes on federal health reform.