A Health Insurance Insider Blows the Whistle.

“My name is Wendell Potter and for 20 years, I worked as a senior executive at health insurance companies, and I saw how they confuse their customers and dump the sick—all so they can satisfy their Wall Street investors.”


With that powerful indictment, Mr. Potter began his testimony on “Consumer Choices and Transparency in the Health Insurance Industry” before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on June 24, 2009.

His testimony made clear that for all the health insurance industry's claims of wanting to provide people with good care, an insurance company's bottom line is always its most important consideration:

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