Sunday, June 14, 2009

These are the people who are going to fix our healthcare system?

Many in Congress Hold Stakes in Health Industry -

June 14, 2009

Many in Congress Hold Stakes in Health Industry

WASHINGTON — As President Obama and Congress intensify the push to overhaul health care in the coming week, the political and economic force of that industry is well represented in the financial holdings of many lawmakers and others with a say on the legislation, according to new disclosure forms.

The personal financial reports, due late last week from members of Congress, show that many lawmakers hold investments in insurance, pharmaceutical and prescription-benefit companies and in hospital interests, all of which would be affected by the administration’s overhaul of health care.

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At 6/18/09, 10:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is the grimmest thing I've seen about single payer yet.

love, steve


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