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

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

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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