News Headlines Article

WellPoint, Obama rift escalates
Los Angeles Times

A war of words between President Obama and health insurers escalated Sunday as industry giant WellPoint Inc. found itself under renewed attack for raising rates and canceling insurance policies of sick patients.

President Obama raised the issues as part of his weekly radio address, saying, “For too long, we have been held hostage to an insurance industry that jacks up premiums and drops coverage as they please. But those days are finally coming to an end.”

Commands