Since I walked away as head of communications at a top health insurance company in May of 2008, I’ve worked tirelessly as an outspoken critic of corporate PR and the distortion and fear manufactured by America’s health insurance industry. It is a PR juggernaut that is bankrolled by millions of dollars, rivaling lobbying budgets and underwriting many “non-partisan” and “grassroots” organizations…”
Insurance Industry Up To Its Old Tricks
May 6th, 2011
Wendell Potter seems to be the only guy out there who understands what the Insurance industry is doing with the Health Care Reforms. He also seems to be the only guy who understands what the Republicans are trying to do to our health care system. I am sure there are others, but Potter seems to be the go to guy if you want the low down on the dirty business of health care lobbying. He should know, he was a PR man for the industry for a long time. Then he got religion, or maybe a decent offer, and joined the other side. It is a good thing too, the President is doing a crappy job explaining what he is doing with health care legislation. It seems that this industry, as with almost all industry, the controlling interests at the top are doing a pretty good job of blocking reform legislation and miss-informing the public as to what is really going on.