Insurance Firms Say They'll Spike Rates If Health Care Reform Passes
Don't be fooled. This is an new industry-funded study and is in the words of White House spokeswoman Linda Douglass "Distorted and flawed." AARP's senior policy strategist, John Rother called the study "Fundamentally dishonest." Even a spokesman for Senate Finance Committee chairman Max Baucus called the report a "Hatchet job." This is a push-back by the insurance industry because the bill wouldn't allow them to deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions.