The Societal Ramifications & Consequences of the Making and Taking of Food

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Executive Salaries of Health Care Companies

How will we pay for health care reform? We will be shaving 20% off the top with the Public Option see Mad As hell Drs

Let's face it, it is definitely in the best interest of insurance CEOs to have no public option. More competition means lower profits and lower profits might eat into their grossly bloated salaries. Here's a look at what some of the big insurance company executives make:

H. Edward Hanway, Chair/CEO, Cigna Corp., $30.16 million (Cigna is one of the financial backers of the Manhattan Institute that Betsy McCoughey was a part of.)
Ronald A. Williams, Chair/CEO, Aetna Inc., $23,045,834 (2007)
David B. Snow, Jr, Chair/CEO, Medco Health, $21.76 million
Dale B. Wolf, CEO, Coventry Health Care, $20.86 million
Michael B. MCallister, CEO, Humana Inc., $20.06 million
Jay M. Gellert, President/CEO, Health Net, $16.65 million
Stephen J. Hemsley, CEO, UnitedHealth Group, $13,164,529 (2007)
Raymond McCaskey, CEO, Health Care Service Corp., (Blue Cross Blue Shield), $10.3 million (in 2007; up 78% from 2006)
Angela F. Braly, President/CEO, Wellpoint, $9,094,771

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