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It’s estimated that 14% of health insurance companies engage in strategic overestimation, costing policyholders hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid rebates. @wendellpotter
https://insurancenewsnet.com/innarticle/health-insurers-accused-of-overestimating-costs-to-reduce-rebates?trk_msg=QLK110MP0SKKVF6HJ12I4752M0&trk_contact=21DP7S305HPRDUEJCNN5RMV8Q4&trk_module=new&trk_sid=QSC9AUE6GD0DEMQO6I0CD813E0&utm_source=listrak&utm_medium=email&utm_term=https%3a%2f%2finsurancenewsnet.com%2finnarticle%2fhealth-insurers-accused-of-overestimating-costs-to-reduce-rebates&utm_campaign=INN+Health+Newsletter&utm_content=2021-05-06

It had been a hard day for me. I hadn’t slept much the night before and was feeling down.

But speaking with @rosariodawson about politics, organizing, and health care justice really gave me hope.

I think the conversation will give you some hope too.

"High out-of-pocket costs have become an American scandal. For now, insurance companies and their shareholders are laughing all the way to the bank." - @wendellpotter
https://tarbell.org/2021/05/bidens-big-chance/