Unions and regulations might have prevented the Coalmont disaster, but Don Blankenship opposed them both.
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Wednesday March 31, 2010 1:00 pm|
Throughout the health reform debate, the Chamber of Commerce, far from being an independent institution representing its members, instead acted as a front group for the health insurance companies, funneling at least $10 to $20 million through its doors directly from the insurance industry for misleading attack ads in a futile attempt to kill health reform.
Now that health reform has become law, the Chamber is continuing to play the role of insurance company lap dog.
|By: Jason Rosenbaum Tuesday March 30, 2010 3:00 pm|
Lacking a public option, the major check on insurance company price increases and abuses in the new health reform law is managed competition and regulation. That check is already being put to the test by the insurance companies.
|By: perris Monday January 4, 2010 3:53 pm|
all a company had to do is claim revealing a chemical hurts their bottom line and they are forgiven disclosure requirements
|By: David Dayen Monday October 5, 2009 10:36 am|
The nation’s largest insurer, WellPoint, wants the state of Maine to guarantee them a profit, and they’re suing the state to get the rate increases that would do so.
|By: alank Thursday July 9, 2009 11:53 am|
Where’s Rahm in this amalgamation drive.
|By: perris Thursday October 16, 2008 4:46 am|
There is a purpose to regulations, they do not cost us money they save money, they do not raise the price of goods overall they lower the price.