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The Tyranny of Wall St.-Run Health Care: No CEO Left Behind

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michele Swenson

The insurance industry has shifted to selling so-called "consumer-driven" plans with very high deductibles that shift a great deal of health care cost from employers and insurers to individuals.

Like Wall Street, Current Health Care Policy Privatizes Profit And Socializes Risk

Michele Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michele Swenson

The excesses of the health insurance industry resemble those of Wall Street and the subprime housing market, typified by privatized profits for insurers and socialized risk for taxpayers and consumers.

Former UnitedHealth CEO To Forfeit $418 Million

New York Times | Eric Dash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In one of the largest corporate pay give-backs ever, William W. McGuire, the former chief executive of UnitedHealth Group, has agreed to forfeit at le...