Unbiased Analysis of Today's Healthcare Issues

End the Gag Rule

As Time Magazine reports, health care prices are fucked up.  Castlight is one company that is trying to shed some light on health care prices to improve transparency.  Their CEO, Giovanni Colella, write the following in Forbes: To start, health insurance companies should refuse to agree to “gag clauses” with hospitals who do not want their […]

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“Say it ain’t so, Ben”

Bank of America shareholders approved the purchase of Merrill Lynch on December 5, 2008.   Last year in the fourth quarter,  Merrill Lynch lost $15.84 billion.   Bank of America President Ken Lewis knew that Merrill was at risk of huge 4th quarter losses. Ken Lewis did not tell shareholders about Merrill’s impending large losses.  Why? Under oath, […]

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