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"… limpses through keyholes at MA, we may never get the chance to do that.” …"

"… s. In September 2012, for example, Karen Ignagni, then-CEO of America’s Health Insurance Plans, read a long list of Medicare Advantage’s supposed advan …"

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"… ortunes for themselves. As I wrote last month, while I was still at Cigna, Healthsource CEO Norman Payson pocketed $94 million when Cigna’s $1.45 billion …"

"… an Payson pocketed $94 million when Cigna’s $1.45 billion acquisition of Healthsource was completed in 1997. Seven years later, a few WellPoint executive …"

"… market. The AMA also studied the 2008 acquisition of Nevada-based Sierra Health Services by UnitedHealth Group. It found that premiums increased after tha …"

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"… edicare.  Although the industry’s biggest trade group, America’s Health Insurance Plans, said repeatedly that insurers supported Obamacare, the gr …"

"… more than three million Medicare Advantage members—second only to UnitedHealthcare—Aetna and Humana executives said 56 percent of revenues from the com …"

"… in: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans and Obamacare: What’s in It for M …"

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"… amsey-Ledesma, a medical billing coder, against her former employer, CenseoHealth, LLC. The Dallas-based firm has contracted with  thousands of doctors …"

"… imit their use when the industry objected, the investigation found. CenseoHealth’s home visits collect data on the Health status of patients, which the p …"

"… pinion is shared by the Health insurance industry trade group, America’s Health Insurance Plans. A spokesperson for AHIP called the visits “an important …"

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"… that have been set by the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration in most cases aren’t protective. As the Breast Cancer Fun …"

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"… onference” subsidies for medical societies and other groups. America’s Health Insurance Plans, the industry trade group, got two engagement awards this …"

"… d of federally-funded medical research, the mammoth National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., is sometimes viewed as the “discovery” agency, where …"

"… reakthroughs and cures. There’s also the much smaller federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, with a budget of about $440 million and a missio …"

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"… acquisition of Humana and Anthem’s $54 billion bid for Cigna—and UnitedHealthcare's reported interest in Cigna—is McConnell’s and Haislmaier’s bel …"

"… ig five for-profit Health insurers (Aetna, Anthem, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare) are the result of several deals that were consummated in the mid- to …"

"… in: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans and Obamacare: What’s in It for M …"

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"… f Information Act lawsuit. The audits involve four Health plans: an Aetna Health Inc. plan in New Jersey, Independence Blue Cross in the Philadelphia area; …"

"… in New Jersey, Independence Blue Cross in the Philadelphia area; Lovelace Health Plan in Albuquerque, NM, and a Care Plus plan in South Florida. Care Plus …"

"… fifth such audit at PacifiCare in Washington State, an arm of giant UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest Medicare Advantage plan. In all five audits …"

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"… weak, but they don’t have to stay that way. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration takes years, sometimes decades, to develop rules for indivi …"

"… e thing.” Dr. Jim Melius, director of research for the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America, was involved from the start. “The usua …"

"… omplain to NIOSH” — the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health — “and OSHA and demand that studies be done, and industry would fight …"

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"… month after opening its doors, the already reviled Occupational Safety and Health Administration handed out its first citation. The citation went to Allied …"

"… ued under the so-called general duty clause of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, which says that workplaces must be “free from recognized ha …"

"… MIT who chaired the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health while Bingham led the agency. “If we had had four more years, we wo …"

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"… a. The 1974 warning by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said the workplace exposure limit for silica put people in danger. NIOSH u …"

"… nger. NIOSH urged the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration to cut the limit in half. OSHA finally did so in 1989, onl …"

"… de glyphosate, recently named a probable carcinogen by the World Health Organization. The agents in chemotherapy drugs, hazardous to the …"

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"… : OSHA limits vs. TLVs, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s guidelines and California’s workplace limits, which are mandated onl …"

"… naged the project before retiring from the California Department of Public Health, was among the experts who reviewed a sample of our analysis. She said it …"

"… ncer case in 1,000. But the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, later implicated the chemical in a cluster of bl …"

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"… In an amicus brief it filed with the court in King v. Burwell, America’s Health Insurance Plans, the industry’s main trade group, painted a dire picture …"

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"… . …"

"… patients enrolled at PacifiCare of Washington State, a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group. The heavily redacted audit was part of a cache of documents recentl …"

"… court order in a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. Matt Burns, a UnitedHealth spokesman, declined comment. However, during more than three years of conf …"

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"… food supply. Georges Benjamin, executive director of the American Public Health Association, says the public’s Health will greatly benefit from the FDA …"

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"… ou might want to take a look at a study published last week by the journal Health Affairs. Of the 50 U.S. hospitals that mark up prices the most, 49 of the …"

"… ersity and Gerard Anderson of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Using 2012 data provided by 4,483 hospitals to the Centers for Medicare …"

"… e. A full half of the top 50 are owned by HCA’s biggest rival, Community Health Systems, a Franklin, Tennessee company that operates 199 hospitals in 29 s …"

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"… In late 2012, Schiffman and a colleague from the National Institutes of Health were months away from publishing a paper examining the biological effects …"

"… said Caroline Cox, research director for the Center for Environmental Health. “We just have enough experience with all kinds of toxic chemicals …"

"… WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives, which is affiliated with the World Health Organization, “has evaluated nearly 2,000 FEMA flavoring agents.” Thos …"

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"… hey would have been just a few years earlier, his insurance company, UnitedHealthcare — the country’s biggest — was not able to negotiate much of a de …"

"… country’s biggest — was not able to negotiate much of a deal. “UnitedHealthcare’s discount for the total of all of these crazy charges was just 12 p …"

"… industry is robust and proof that the free market is working, America’s Health Insurance Plans, the industry’s biggest trade group, brags that it repre …"

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"… pay. The study, released last week by the Kaiser Permanente Institute for Health Policy, showed that pharmaceutical spending in the U.S. per capita had rea …"

"… Is this ‘whatever you can get away with’ pricing here?” America’s Health Insurance Plans’ then-CEO, Karen Ignagni, asked during a healt …"

"… in: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans and Obamacare: What’s in It for M …"

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"… in: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans and Obamacare: What’s in It for M …"

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"… l. At the time, Karen Ignagni, the chief executive officer of America’s Health Insurance Plans, the industry’s trade group, noted: “Millions of senio …"

"… on was a 2009 Justice Department lawsuit against the owners of America’s Health Choice Medical Plans Inc. in Vero Beach, Florida. The government accused t …"

"… s, providers and vendors” have come under scrutiny. On April 14, DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., headquartered in Denver disclosed that Justic …"

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"… ha Segal wrote in an email to several agency higher-ups at 2:37 pm. UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s biggest Medicare Advantage company, rose four percen …"

"… ry’s second biggest Medicare Advantage plan, rose by five percent, while HealthSpring, also a Medicare insurer, was up four percent — all on a day when …"

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"… ft-of-center Families USA. Using data collected by the Urban Institute’s Health Reform Monitoring Survey, the group found that more than one of every four …"

"… in: An Insurance Company Insider Speaks Out on How Corporate PR is Killing Health Care and Deceiving Americans and Obamacare: What’s in It for M …"

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"… ter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System. He was quoting Ezekiel (Zeke) Emanuel, former Health policy a …"

"… a hospital in Tennessee, few people, including me, had ever heard of UnitedHealth. Today, as a result of a long string of acquisitions, UnitedHealth Group i …"

"… f UnitedHealth. Today, as a result of a long string of acquisitions, UnitedHealth Group is the nation’s largest insurer and, according to Fortune, the 14t …"

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"… utive director of the Philadelphia Area Project on Occupational Safety and Health. “It’s almost impossible to get their names,” she said. Last week, …"

"… ” Seminario said. The U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration admitted as much in a 2013 press release introducing a …"

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