Former Health Ins. VP Wrote Max Baucus Health Plan

September 10, 2009


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8 Responses to “Former Health Ins. VP Wrote Max Baucus Health Plan”

  1. Tim on September 10th, 2009 1:41 pm

    This isn’t fair. I don’t agree with much of what is in the Baucus plan, which I think is a huge step backwards from the House plan, but Liz Fowler is a well-respected health policy analyst. She did work briefly for Wellpoint, but before that she was on Senate Finance Committee staff, as well as being staff for Senator Moynihan and Congressman Stark, and working at HCFA. She is well-known in health policy circles, and not as an insurance company advocate. I am confident Liz got the best deal she could, considering who she was working with.

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  3. Jim on September 11th, 2009 9:03 am

    To assume that Liz Fowler is a “sellout” doing WellPoint’s bidding is just irrational, and is an injustice to her character. Would the same outrage be expressed if the bill were written by a former employee of the AFL-CIO? We owe Liz Fowler – and all public servants – an important benefit of the doubt.

  4. max on September 11th, 2009 10:51 am

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=The+Max+Baucus
    “Oh man, I don’t know what’s going on but I got all these white bumps down there and everything burns, and I think I’m going blind and my private health insurance won’t cover it… I think I’ve totally got The Max Baucus!”

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  8. Pookie on August 25th, 2010 12:55 pm

    I just read that Bacuas admitted that he has not read the ObamaCare bill. Is this true?

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