Insuring the Dead: Humana, UnitedHealth Suspend Some Health Plans After Complaints

NOTE: HUMANA is an offshoot of the notorious BLUEGRASS CONSPIRACY, and has CIA/Mafia ties. (See, for instance, my December 27, 2006 posting in the archive, "The Lexington Comair Crash, Part 35: Idiot Wind – Return of The Mob." Humana has more connections to organized crime, I have noticed in passing while researching other stories, but have yet to write about it. (The list of sordid stories I COULD write - if there was world enough and time - is roughly as long as my right arm.) - AC
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The Lexington Comair Crash, Part 35: Idiot Wind – Return of The Mob

Humana, UnitedHealth Suspend Some Health Plans After Complaints
By Aliza Marcus

June 16 (Bloomberg) -- Humana Inc., UnitedHealth Group Inc. and five other U.S. health insurance companies agreed to stop selling a type of government-funded plan for the elderly in response to complaints that sales agents forged signatures and enrolled dead people. ...

`Virtual Lawlessness'

"The marketing practices of Medicare Advantage carriers have led to virtual lawlessness in Oklahoma,'' Kim Holland, Oklahoma's insurance commissioner, told the Senate panel last month. ``I currently have greater authority to address a consumer's problem with pet insurance.''

U.S. officials did little to stop the abusive sales practices, according to state insurance agencies. ...

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