Wendell Potter: Deadly Spin

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Former VP of CIGNA Wendell Potter explains how insurance companies make promises they have no intention of keeping, flout regulations designed to protect consumers, and skew political debate with multibillion-dollar  PR campaigns.
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
6:30pm @ Central Library

Wendell Potter, a former VP of CIGNA, argues that health insurers make promises they have no intention of keeping, flout regulations designed to protect consumers, and skew political debate with multibillion-dollar PR campaigns to mislead the press and public.

On the blog:Read an exclusive interview with Wendell Potter, author of Deadly Spin.

In Deadly Spin, Potter takes readers behind the scenes to show how a huge chunk of health care spending bankrolls a propaganda campaign focused on protecting one thing: profits.

Co-sponsored by Missouri Health Advocacy Alliance, Jobs With Justice, Communities Creating Opportunities, Kansas Health Consumer Coalition, and Loretto-KC.

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