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Health Care CEO’s Lavish Pay Package Shows How the 1% Get Paid

January 4, 2012 (1 Comment)

John Hammergren, the CEO of health-care giant McKesson Corp., made $46 million last year thanks to one of the most generous executive pay packages in his, or any other business. Gary Rivlin of The Daily... 

When Medicare Isn’t Medicare

January 4, 2012 (1 Comment)

By Wendell Potter for the Huffington Post – Let’s say you have a Ford and decide to replace everything under the hood with Hyundai parts, including the engine and transmission. Could you still... 

Mentally ill flood ER as states cut services

January 4, 2012 (Comments Off on Mentally ill flood ER as states cut services)

From Reuters – On a recent shift at a Chicago emergency department, Dr. William Sullivan treated a newly homeless patient who was threatening to kill himself. “He had been homeless for about... 

Uninsured use Groupon, other daily deal sites, for healthcare

January 4, 2012 (Comments Off on Uninsured use Groupon, other daily deal sites, for healthcare)

From MSNBC.com – The last time Mark Stella went to the dentist he didn’t need an insurance card. Instead, he pulled out a Groupon. Stella, a small business owner, canceled his health insurance... 

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