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Nurses Call for Broader Action to Combat Swine Flu: Boost Public Health, Moratorium on Closures, Layoffs, Suspend Insurance Charges that Discourage Prevention

...gs, exams, and general preventive care due to the skyrocketing co-pays, deductibles, and other use charges imposed by insurance companies. "Price gouging by the healthcare industry has already put tens of millions of families in healthcare jeopardy, especially in an economic crisis," said Burger. "At a ...

New Health Care Legislation Stops 'Opportunistic' Insurance Pricing

... announced Assembly Bill 562 ( AB 562 ), legislation aimed squarely at providing relief to businesses and consumers that have fallen victim to price gouging across the state. AB 562 decreases health care premium costs. It requires insurance companies to provide greater amounts of "loss experience" inform...

Nurses Welcome President's Call for Comprehensive Health Reform

... "Only one reform, Medicare for all, effectively controls costs at the source, by eliminating the stranglehold of the insurance giants and the price gouging we see in ever-rising premiums, co-pays, deductibles, and other daily costs that have caused so much harm to so many. "Unfortunately, far too man...

First-of-Its Kind Study: Medicare for All (Single-Payer) Reform Would Be Major Stimulus for Economy With 2.6 Million New Jobs, $317 Billion in Business Revenue, $100 Billion in Wages

...icare-for-all approach ends the current disgraceful practice of insurance companies refusing to pay for medical treatment or engaging in rampant price gouging that discourages patients from going to the doctor, seeing specialists, or getting diagnostic procedures in a timely manner," said Jenkins. The...

'Great California Workplace Award' Goes to Company Facing Lawsuits, Possible Federal Complaint

...assisted living providers in California with 24 facilities statewide and nearly 130 nationally. In California, Atria has come under increased scrutiny gouging frail elderly residents with huge rent hikes, and for serious resident care problems in its facilities. Atria is owned by a private equity bu...

New Film Exposes Bruce Wasserstein and Lazard-linked Elderly Care Facilities Exploiting Seniors

...AssistedLiving.org . SEIU also launched an online campaign this week, placing Web ads on some of the world's largest news sites highlighting Atria's gouging of its elderly residents. You can also see the ads at http://www.ImproveAssistedLiving.org . More information on SEIU's efforts and Lazard's hist...

Exploitation of Residents at Wasserstein and Lazard-linked Senior Care Facilities Exposed

...d compensation, problems with resident care persist. Beginning today, Web ads running on some of the world's largest news sites will highlight Atria's gouging of its elderly residents. "One complaint regarding the safety of residents of Atria facilities is enough to warrant concern," said SEIU president An...

Major Union Questions PA Pension Fund, Calls on PSERS to Protect Workers, Retirees

...a, such as poor patient care, poverty wages for employees and skyrocketing rent increases. Legislators in multiple states have called on Atria to stop gouging residents and respect its employees. Instead, Lazard's Atria has retaliated against low-wage, predominantly minority workers struggling to form a unio...

The 7 Key Questions About the Schwarzenegger/Nunez Health Care Compromise

...eap a captive customer base while preserving too much leeway over what they can charge. There should at least be a stop-gap measure to protect against gouging in the event that the negotiations fail to produce a fair result. For example, your Cal-Rx program would have excluded drug companies from the lucrati...

Eye Stolen from Body Kept in Bhilai Hospital Mortuary

...as shifted to the mortuary from the hospital bed. The family members of the deceased Saturday alleged involvement of the hospital authorities in gouging out the eye and refused to accept body till the guilty people are arrested. "The Bhilai Steel Plant management has set up a committee to probe i...
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Probe into gas gouging may educate Americans about pressures on oil supply

Madison, Wis. -- I can't say whether Big Oil, the mom-and-pop gas station on Main Street or an unholy combination gouged consumers in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, but I'm looking forward to the Federal Trade Commission investigation that proposes to find out. My enthusiasm is only par...
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