The U.S. has the best health care system in the world.
Um, if you are a health insurance CEO, that is.
According to a study by a pro-health reform group published Thursday, the nation's largest five health insurance companies posted a 56 percent gain in 2009 profits over 2008. The insurers including Wellpoint, UnitedHealth, Cigna, Aetna and Humana, which cover the majority of Americans with insurance.
The insurers' hefty profit gains came even as 2.7 million more Americans lost their insurance coverage due to the declining economy. Top five health insurers posted 56 percent profit gains in 2009 | Raw Story
And now, the health insurance industry CEOs have a message
for those elected officials who are trying to do everything they can to stop insurance reform: :thx: