christine~ (eppylover) wrote,
christine~
eppylover

Trivia


Fire departments in this country were originally PRIVATELY held arms of INSURANCE companies.

If someone's house was on fire, there would frequently be fist fights between competing companies while the house burned to the ground.

Moral of the story: Greed is an inefficient motivator for doing what's right.


The top twenty drug and health insurance executives earned $285 million in 2008.

PER HOUR PAY FOR JUST SIX OF THE TOP 20
DRUG AND HEALTH INSURANCE EXECUTIVES: (short list)

Miles White - Abbott - $17,395
Fred Hassan - Schering-Plough - $15,677
Bill Weldon - Johnson & Johnson - $13,022

Ron Williams - Aetna - $12,656
H. Edward Hanway - CIGNA - $6,373
Angela Braly - WellPoint - $5,127

...that's * PER. HOUR.*
The top twenty drug and health insurance executives earned $285 million in 2008.

Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/martin-lewis/cancer-patients-are-selfi_b_303754.html


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