Sam Pullen Arrested at Health Care Sit-In Remains in Jail to End Insurance Abuse

“I am honoring my mother’s sprit by refusing to leave custody until Blue Cross ceases its practice of denying doctor-requested treatments for patients with life-threatening conditions,” said Pullen, who is being supported by Mobilization for Health Care for All and other groups. “We will not back down until profit-driven insurance companies no longer stand between the American people and the health care they deserve!” Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jon Raymond - Oct 18, 2009 - 1:25 PM PDT
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Edited by: Fabrice Florin - Oct 18, 2009 - 7:57 PM PDT
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by Jon Raymond - Oct. 18, 2009

A comprehensive first hand account of the event.

Doctors, health care professionals and other protesters continue to hold rallies and sit-ins in favor of a universal health care system, such as medicare for all. They will not acknowledge pelosi's statement that single payer is off the table.

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by Gordon Townsend - Oct. 20, 2009

I find it interesting that we have an onslaught of this type of stries but no background on the gross negligence of doctors in recommending treatments. In Chico CA they found one of the leadin cardio vascular surgeons in the country had done hundreds of heart stint ops. Most, if not all were unecessry but the hosp ok but they were profitable - this is what drives up insurance rates and if you were paying out your pockets would get stingy fast from doc, drug and hosp fraud. It's a ... More »

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