Bill Moyer, a journalist, interviewed Wendell Potter, a former Executive with Cigna, one of the larger health insurance companies. After a successful career, Potter resigned under amicable circumstances from Cigna. Currently, however, he and is now talking about what goes on behind the scenes in many large insurance companies that charge ever increasing high rates for insurance coverage. They can decide whether or not to cover any illnesses they want, depending on what it costs them and, as I suspect, how much money they can make.
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This should be required viewing by everyone who is concerned about the health care reform that is being jockeyed back and forth now in Washington. It is also a good response to those who send you emails containing fear tactics about the proposals being discussed in Congress now.