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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

ANALYSIS: Are insurers influencing health reform's rules behind closed doors?

By Wendell Potter

Consumer advocates worried insurers are influencing health reform rules behind closed doors

ANALYSIS: Despite GOP claims, U.S. health care nowhere near 'best' in the world

By Wendell Potter

Americans pay more for health care than anyone in the world, but our system is not the best

ANALYSIS: The health care industry's stranglehold on Congress

By Wendell Potter

Special interest stranglehold on Congress stifles meaningful health care reform

ANALYSIS: Supreme Court likely to uphold Obamacare as constitutional

By Wendell Potter

Supreme Court likely to uphold constitutionality of health care reform because insurance firms need new customers

ANALYSIS: Keeping an eye on insurance rates in the Golden State

By Wendell Potter

California watchdog group wants to require regulatory approval for rate hikes

ANALYSIS: A new affront group

By Wendell Potter

Insurers want to define "essential benefits" their way, not your's

ANALYSIS: Losing the public relations war

By Wendell Potter

ObamaCare backers are being outhistled

ANALYSIS: Herman Cain's historic health reform histrionics

By Wendell Potter

Rigged insurance industry panel put candidate on a path to stardom

ANALYSIS: The profit in keeping you ignorant

By Wendell Potter

Insurance companies don't want their policies to be understandable

ANALYSIS: Obama plan helping those with pre-existing health conditions

By Wendell Potter

Obama health plan will prevent insurance firm denials for pre-existing conditions

ANALYSIS: The staying power of junk health insurance

By Wendell Potter

Mini-med health insurance is nearly worthless for consumers, but insurers love it

ANALYSIS: Holding insurers accountable

By Wendell Potter

Tips for consumers on how to deal with health insurance firms

ANALYSIS: An abiding faith in reform

By Wendell Potter

Golden State insurance commissioner optimistic about health reform and hopes for single-payer system

ANALYSIS: 'Occupy Wall Street' should also take aim at health insurance companies

By Wendell Potter

'Occupy Wall Street' protesters should take aim at health insurance trade group in D.C.

ANALYSIS: Health insurers win big in Maine

By Wendell Potter

When the GOP took over the statehouse in Maine, health insurers went to town; consumers are suffering

Ask Wendell: Squeak long and loud with health insurers

By Wendell Potter

Deb Richter's case proves it: health insurance firms don't like high-profile controversies

ANALYSIS: 'ObamaCare' label is sticking

By Wendell Potter

Backers of the president's health reform plan have been AWOL in fighting the 'Obamacare' label

Ask Wendell: The Mental Health Parity Act may save the day

By Wendell Potter

Insurers must treat mental illness like any other medical condition thanks to Congress.

ANALYSIS: Don't turn your back on Ryan's Medicare plan

By Wendell Potter

Rep. Ryan's plan is shelved for the moment, but health insurers are sure to bring it back

Ask Wendell: How to find health insurance

By Wendell Potter

How to find affordable health insurance when options are limited

ANALYSIS: Cynical attempts to undo health care reform

By Wendell Potter

House Republicans would like to dismantle the president's health reform law piece by piece

ANALYSIS: Translating gobbledygook from health insurers

By Wendell Potter

Having trouble deciphering health care forms? Ask Wendell

ANALYSIS: The mythical benefits of tort reform in Texas

By Wendell Potter

Texas Gov. Rick Perry boasts of the benefits of malpractice reform, but average citizens are still waiting

ANALYSIS: Why the 'safety net' can't keep up with medical needs of uninsured Americans

By Wendell Potter

ANALYSIS: Volunteer corps, while noble, cannot staunch the need for medical care

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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