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John Celock

Governors Group To Facilitate Health Care Exchange Talks | John Celock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

The National Governors Association will be helping six states facilitate discussion on the creation of health care exchanges, which are required to be...

Insurers' Cynical Calculations on the Cost of Doing Business

Wendell Potter | Posted 05.31.2011 | Business
Wendell Potter

The next time you hear a politician say that reducing regulations and allowing the sale of health insurance across state lines would go a long way toward controlling health care costs, think of the real, much higher cost of such a solution.

Mark Kirk's Big Health Care Reform Idea is to Create Huge National Insurance Monopolies That Are Fully Deregulated

Ellen Gill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ellen Gill

Kirk wants to replace the entire body of state regulatory law with some minimum plan standards that will not be enforced, as there will be no enforcement body to do it.

Stop the Financial Services "Super Czar" (Updated)

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

There has been talk about appointing a new "Systemic Risk Regulator." This "Super Czar" would oversee all of the financial services industry. We had a "Super Czar" last year. His name was Henry Paulson.

Fifty Chimpanzees or One Toothless Gorilla

Deborah Senn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Senn

AIG's financial meltdown this past week was not the result of failed insurance regulation. (Go ahead. Read that one more time, real slow.)