ANALYSIS: Imagine primary care without the need for costly health insurance

By Wendell Potter

ANALYSIS: Primary care doctors eliminate insurance middleman

ANALYSIS: Insurers value profits over people

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Columnist Wendell Potter says insurers' quarterly reports show earnings up; health care down

ANALYSIS: A smart investment in kids' health

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Affordable Care Act's grants for school-based health centers are cost effective

ANALYSIS: Connecticut's insurers are flexing their muscles at the statehouse

By Wendell Potter

Dan Malloy's health care promises have turned into disappointment

ANALYSIS: Insurance exchanges tilted toward health insurers, not consumers

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Appointments to boards governing insurance exchanges raise doubts about just who's being protected

ANALYSIS: How our health care system cripples small business

By Wendell Potter

Small business innovation is being stifled by a health care system that send our 'best and brightest' to large corporations

ANALYSIS: Death panels real and imagined

By Wendell Potter

Congressmen like Phil Gingrey continue to scare foks with talk of death panels, while insurers make real life or death decisions

ANALYSIS: It's time to get outraged

By Wendell Potter

America's dysfunctional health care system is responsible for countless horror stories, but many folks aren't paying attention

ANALYSIS: Insurers's bait and switch

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Analysis: Insurers fooling consumers with cynical bait and switch promising low premiums

ANALYSIS: Nonprofit insurers accustomed to double-digit rate hikes fight California plan

By Wendell Potter

Analysis: California bill faces tough fight

ANALYSIS: Health savings accounts lucrative for insurers, costly for consumers

By Wendell Potter

Insurers fight requirement to spend 80% of premium on care

ANALYSIS: Cost of health coverage leaves working folks further and further behind

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ANALYSIS: Employer-based health care system demanding more from families with stagnating wages

ANALYSIS: Employer-based health care system is crumbling fast, may not survive

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ANALYSIS: Employer-based health care has been crumbling for several years

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ANALYSIS: Frustrated small business owners among single-payer's biggest fans

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ANALYSIS: Small business owners among most enthusiastic about single-payer plan

ANALYSIS: No silver lining in Gold Circle junkets for health insurance salesmen

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ANALYSIS: Insurers fight rules to limit admin costs while spending lavishly on junkets for salesmen

ANALYSIS: Opaque transparency from the health insurance industry

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ANALYSIS: Insurers crying foul over new rules for premium hikes

ANALYSIS: The 'clear obscurity' of the health insurance industry

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Health insurance industry follows E.B. White's advice to be clearly obscure

ANALYSIS: 'Purging' small business coverage to hike health insurance profits

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Health insurance firms 'purging' small businesses coverage to jack up profits

Special treatment for 'high profile' patients; exasperation for the rest of us

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The president's mother and his struggle for health care reform

A single-payer plan for Vermont

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While some states are suing to halt health care reform, Vermont is moving forward with a single-payer plan

ANALYSIS: Are insurers writing the health reform regulations?

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ANALYSIS: Media has stopped watching health reform; insurers taking advantage

ANALYSIS: Blue Cross, Blue Shield get richer by borrowing playbook of corporate insurers

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ANALYSIS: Examining the soaring profits of the nonprofit Blues

Insured profits

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ANALYSIS: Health execs get richer as Americans beg for help to pay bills

Analysis — Health insurance corporate profits spiked despite dire predictions of health care reform wreckage

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ANALYSIS: Health insurers cheered last week when profits soared; consumers left in lurch

Analysis — A prize for simply doing what's right

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Wendell Potter is honored for speaking truth to power, but hopes such prizes won't always be necessary

Analysis – The ‘Front Group’ hall of shame

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Today is the day health insurers and their allies plan to launch their brand new front group the Choice and Competition Coalition.

Analysis – Pay much attention to the insurers behind the curtain

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Wendell Potter looks at the GOP budget plan

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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