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For the insurance companies hoping to profit from the cap, this would be a dream come true. But make no mistake: the $250,000 cap will fail to lower doctors' insurance costs in Georgia, as they have elsewhere across the country.
Donations called 'quid pro quo politics' after mergerMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)
The Wellpoint-related donations to Gov. Doyle follow a similar pattern the firm has set elsewhere, said Jerry Flanagan, health-care advocate for FTCR, based in California. Such donations give the appearance of "pay to play," Flanagan said.
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"No one can buy me," Schwarzenegger said. "I am independently financially successful. I have enough money that I don't have to take anyone's money to be bought. That is the key thing." But it's not so simple, when you look at the bills he has signed and v
'External review' of medical claim denials is now the law of the land nearly nationwide. But the system has its fans and foesModern Healthcare
Consumer advocates assailed the decision as a seminal step backward for patients' rights. Health insurers hailed it, saying it would help stem the nation's soaring healthcare costs.
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"The industry average for research and development is about 15% [of sales]," said Jerry Flanagan, healthcare director at FTCR. "Profit is twice R&D and marketing is two to three times as much. Every dollar spent on marketing means drugs will be more ex