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. ...

"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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