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Deadly spin : an insurance company insider speaks out on how corporate PR is killing health care and deceiving Americans / Wendell Potter.

Author Potter, Wendell, 1951-

PublisherNew York : Bloomsbury Press, c2010.

ISBN9781608192816

SummaryPotter shows how a huge chunk of health care spending actually bankrolls a propaganda campaign and lobbying effort focused on protecting one thing: profits.

Edition1st U.S. ed.

Descriptionx, 277 p. ; 25 cm.

NoteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 253-262) and index.

NoteThe beginning -- The campaign against Sicko -- Perception is reality -- Remote area medical in Wise County, Virginia -- Health care history, reform, and failure -- Consumer-driven care -- It's all about the money -- An end too soon -- Erisa Stymies the Sarkisyans, and us -- A victory, of sorts -- The playbook -- Spinning out of control.



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Potter, Wendell, 1951-
Alternate Title
Insurance company insider speaks out on how corporate PR is killing health care and deceiving Americans.
Subject
Health insurance -- United States.
Insurance companies -- Public relations -- United States.
Insurance, Health -- economics -- United States.
Delivery of Health Care -- economics -- United States.
Health Care Reform -- economics -- United States.
Health Care Sector -- economics -- United States.
Public Relations -- economics -- United States.