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Exposing how health insurance companies put wealth over health.


Deep dives on evolving trends—from original research to contributed content from industry influencers.

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Three Health Plan Predictions for 2022

By Wendell Potter

Insurance industry dynamics continue to drive up both consumer costs and payor profits.

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New Rule Gives Insurers Upper Hand in Surprise Billing Battles

By Wendell Potter

A new rule outlines how payors and providers will dispute payment rates – and puts doctors as a disadvantage.

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One Patient’s Pain and UnitedHealth Group’s Payday

By Wendell Potter

Two news stories – a patient’s struggle in St. Louis and a payor’s Q3 earnings – show just how damaging the U.S. insurance industry has become.

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