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  •  Holy F'n S**T (11+ / 0-)

    those numbers are INSANE.

    Loepp said, "and what you're seeing, for example, is people that are waiting for transplants are being put into the system. Our competitors have figured it out, physicians have figured it out, that high-cost cases you can dump on the Blues."

    Get that?

    For-profit insurance companies are now threatening to destroy BC/BS. This is what happens when profiteers are allowed to skim off the profitable population. Can you imagine what will happen if BC/BS goes under? OMFG. That is scary scary shit.

    Member, The Angry Left.

    by nosleep4u on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 09:13:40 AM PST

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    •  But, the wingnuts thing that private, competitive (7+ / 0-)

      insurance companies in the free markets are a GOOD thing.  Don't you see, if we allow a little friendly competition, it will work itself out.

      Well, yeah, and people who, yanno, actually need insurance, won't be able to get it.

      Beware the lollipop of mediocrity: lick it once and suck forever.

      by second gen on Sun Jan 25, 2009 at 09:21:13 AM PST

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      •  Good for them: they buy (2+ / 0-)
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        nyceve, Egalitare

        votes in our legislative branches; fund lobbyists; and have had o regulation.

        INsurance execs are as bad as folks on wall street in their lifestyle of excess.

        Drug reps get "spending money" for their spouses, junkents disguised as "conferences", and six figure salaries; they have more arrogance than hard working doctors these days.

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