by Jeffrey Dach MD
According to the New York Times, the CEO of United Health care received total compensation of 135 million dollars over a 8 year period from 1997 to 2005. That is not doing too badly. It gets better. The CEO of United Healthcare, Mr Hemsley, received another $66.1 million compensation package for the year 2014. Left Image courtesy of New York Times.
Denying Care to Sick People
This is the reward one can expect for denying care to sick people. This is outrageous. Why does America allow this? Every time we pay a monthly premium to the health insurance company, we are funding the exorbitant salaries of the CEO’s.
Heath Insurance is a Criminal Enterprise
Above left image courtesy of doctors for single payer.
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