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Top health insurance bosses earn millions
San Francisco Chronicle

Health care reform, new Wall Street regulations and outrage over large pay packages are likely to put pressure on compensation for health insurance executives. But it doesn’t seem to have happened yet. The highest-paid executive at each of the “Big Five” health insurers — UnitedHealth Group, Aetna Inc., WellPoint Inc., Humana Inc. and Cigna Corp. — made more than $8 million each in 2012, according to filings this spring with the Securities and Exchange Commission.