On March 5, 2009, America's Health Insurance Plans CEO Karen Ignani promised the American people, "You have our commitment to play, to contribute, and to help pass health care reform this year." Of course, things didn't turn out that way.
Here's some news too late to use, but still worth noting. In 2009 and 2010, AHIP gave about $100 million to the US Chamber of Commerce to lobby against the Affordable Care Act. Are we surprised? I'm not, but I'm pretty annoyed that these
Insurers Tell Sebelius They'll Accept Pre-Existing Conditions In Children - But Warn It'll Cost More
Boy, these insurance companies really have hearts of gold, don't they? They finally agree they won't kick out sick kids - "but it'll cost you." They
It got a brief mention on some of the cable channels, but the only major TV network that carried live coverage of this healthcare reform rally in D.
Mugsy`s Rap Sheet: Conservative AHIP says Republican health care solution will do nothing to lower costs Rick Ungar: Senator Evan Bayh - a wolf in sh
Attendees at AHIP's Annual State Issues Conference got a bit more than bargained for yesterday. Insurance industry pollster Bill McInturff was givi
I love the Billionaires for Wealthcare: Republican pollster Bill McInturff was the keynote speaker on the final day of the America's Health Insuran
Anthony Weiner: We Need The Public Option And The Health Care Industry Is Making Our Argument For Us
Rep. Anthony Weiner on MSNBC's Dr. Nancy show explaining how the AHIP memo released yesterday is making the case for the public option. Weiner: But i
So in a bit of attempted last-minute blackmail, AHIP pulls a suspicious-looking rabbit from their hat. They're worried about families' costs? All th
Think Progress does a little digging and finds a lot of right wing groups under the covers with AHIP, the health insurance lobbying association. Whoev
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