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Entries by Wendell Potter from 04/2012

Hope the Supremes Strike Down ObamaCare? Get Ready for PanemCare

| Posted 04.02.2012 | Politics

Since Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia clearly isn't going to take the time to actually read the health care reform law before he decides whether or not it's constitutional, maybe he can catch a screening of The Hunger Games.

Why Health Insurers Are Counting on the Supreme Court to Uphold ObamaCare

| Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics

If there is a group of people more anxious about how the Supreme Court will rule on the health care reform law than President Obama and the millions of Americans who are already benefiting from it, it is health insurance executives.

Spin and Deception in the D.C. Subway

| Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics

If you've been on the Metro in recent days, you might have seen an ad designed to make you feel sorry for our poor health insurance companies. So sorry that you'll call your congressman and demand he support a bill that would gut an important part of the health care reform law.

Health Insurer CEOs' Big Paychecks Are Latest Target of Outraged Shareholders

| Posted 04.23.2012 | Business

During all of my years of helping plan Cigna shareholder meetings, we had an unblemished string of non-events. Relatively few of the big-profit insurers have had to cope with contentious shareholder meetings. Those days are over.