KCAA Radio Presents Co-Hosts
Roseanne Barr and Kathleen Wells Sunday November 10, 2013
2:00pm Eastern 11:00am Pacific 9:00am Hawaii
Dr. Phillip Caper and Wendell Potter
Topic Healthcare in America
“As one former insurance executive testified before Congress, insurance companies are not only encouraged to find reasons to drop the seriously ill; they are rewarded for it. All of this is in service of meeting what this former executive called, ‘Wall Street’s relentless profit expectations.’” — President Barack Obama, Remarks to Joint Session of Congress, September 9, 2009
Following a 20-year career as a corporate public relations executive, Wendell left his position as head of communications for CIGNA, one of the nation’s largest health insurers, to help socially responsible organizations — including those advocating for meaningful health care reform — achieve their goals. [READ MORE...]
ACA’s bungled rollout aside, government health insurance works
By Dr. Philip Caper, Special to the BDN
Posted Oct. 17, 2013, at 5:59 a.m.
The lead story in the Oct. 13 New York Times details the ongoing problems of the Affordable Care Act’s websites intended to facilitate access by individuals to the law’s hallmark online health insurance marketplaces. [READ MORE...]
Dr. Phillip Caper
Philip Caper received his BA, MS and MD degrees at UCLA, and was trained in Internal Medicine on the Harvard Medical Unit at Boston City Hospital. He and has held professorships at Dartmouth Medical School and the University of Massachusetts Medical School (where he was also Vice-Chancellor for Health Affairs, Chief of the Medical Staff and Hospital Director), has been an adjunct lecturer on Health Policy and Management at the Harvard School of Public Health, a Research Associate at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and an Associate in Health Policy and Management at the The Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. [READ MORE...]
If I don’t like the FACT that insurance companies stocks have shot up since this monstrosity passed, I am a Bigot?
If I don’t like the fact that this bill was drafted, in the White House, by Elizabeth Fowler who came from the largest insurance company (and left for a large pharmaceutical company, I don’t like black people?
Please not that 11 of them are from Texas!!!
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