OPINION: UnitedHealth Group's misleading promises

By Wendell Potter

UnitedHealth Group's promises left much unsaid.

OPINION: Insurance industry myths about the uninsured

By Wendell Potter

Insurers want us to believe the young were uninsured by choice, nothing could be further from the truth.

OPINION: Guess who would benefit from privatizing Medicare?

By Wendell Potter

Privatizing Medicare would help insurers, not seniors.

OPINION: Could nonprofit health insurance plans be the real reformers?

By Wendell Potter

Nonprofit health insurance just might be the sleeper solution in healthcare reform law.

OPINION: Spinning the Supreme Court's 'Obamacare' decision

By Wendell Potter

Insurers seeking to assure that consumer protections are jettisoned if individual mandate goes

OPINION: Palin's rhetoric torpedoed Medicare savings

By Wendell Potter

Irresponsible 'death panel' rhetoric prevented Medicare savings

ANALYSIS: False quick fixes for American health care

By Wendell Potter

So-called silver bullets, for the free market, don't improve care or reduce costs.

ANALYSIS: Putting our premiums into medical care, not profits

By Wendell Potter

Rockefeller provision of Obamacare requires rebates from insurers who spent too little caring for patients.

ANALYSIS: Shareholders raising ruckus about CEO pay

By Wendell Potter

Big pay raises and parting bonuses increasingly raising ire of shareholders.

ANALYSIS: Health insurers try to fool Congress with fuzzy math

By Wendell Potter

The special interests behind distorted ads meant to put pressure on Congress.

ANALYSIS: Why the insurance industry needs Obamacare to stay in business

By Wendell Potter

The insurance industry is banking on the individual mandate.

ANALYSIS: Jokes from Justice Scalia mask grim reality of American health care

By Wendell Potter

Scalia's quips provide stark contrast with racetrack triage for thousands.

ANALYSIS: Slogans versus substance in the battle over ObamaCare's future

By Wendell Potter

Tea Party slogans distort the Affordable Care Act.

ANALYSIS: Lack of leadership at the top of corporate ladder

By Wendell Potter

Misplaced values among health inusurers and investment banks.

ANALYSIS: Ripple effect of 'cost-shifting' uncompensated medical care

By Wendell Potter

Without a mandate for health insurance, hospitals and taxpayers can get stuck with the bill.

ANALYSIS: The end of health insurance as we know it?

By Wendell Potter

Big changes coming in how we obtain health coverage — and from who

ANALYSIS: Health care myths and realities

By Wendell Potter

Insurers love the health plans, consumers not so much

ANALYSIS: Taking the initiative in a struggle against excessive rate increases

By Wendell Potter

Insurance commissioner would gain new power if California effort succeeds

ANALYSIS: This just in, insurers required to speak plain English

By Wendell Potter

Obamacare rule requires health insurers to speak plain English

ANALYSIS: The battle for Vermont's health

By Wendell Potter

Reformers and health insurers square off in Vermont

ANALYSIS: Another family's tragic tale of unaffordable health care

By Wendell Potter

Stricken girl's plight underscores need for health care reform

ANALYSIS: Park City vantage point puts tragedy of American health care in vivid relief

By Wendell Potter

Death shows contrasts between Canadian, U.S. health care systems

ANALYSIS: Mitt's Romney's dream world

By Wendell Potter

Consumers can't simply fire their health insurers

ANALYSIS: President Santorum would be insurers' best buddy

By Wendell Potter

Former Pennsylvania senator could always be relied upon to back health insurance industry

ANALYSIS: When Medicare isn't Medicare

By Wendell Potter

Ryan plan off-loads risk to beneficiaries

ANALYSIS: Awards for health care reform wimpery and obfuscation

By Wendell Potter

Lumps of coal to Obama, Wyden, Ryan and PolitiFact

ANALYSIS: A life-changing event

By Wendell Potter

An insurance company hesitated, and a young woman passed away

ANALYSIS: Who is essential? Insurers or consumers?

By Wendell Potter

Behind the scenes jockeying over what benefits will be required of health insurers

ANALYSIS: Rick Perry dodges questions on health care, as Texas falls behind

By Wendell Potter

Despite studies showing low-quality health care in Texas, Rick Perry dodges questions on his record

ANALYSIS: A tired playbook of insurance industry scare tactics on health reform

By Wendell Potter

Insurers' flimsy claims about new costs reflect a well-worn playbook

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Wendell Potter

Freelance Analyst The Center for Public Integrity

Following a 20-year career as a corporate public relations executive, Potter left his position as head of communications for CIGNA, one o... More about Wendell Potter