Bill Moyers Journal

Season 13, Episode 16 of 53

With almost 20 years inside the health insurance industry, Wendell Potter saw for-profit insurers hijack our health care system and put profits before patients. Now, he speaks with Bill Moyers about how those companies are standing in the way of health care reform. Potter spoke out against the industry for the first time last month, testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee he said, "Recently it became abundantly clear to me that the industry's charm offensive, which is the most visible part of a duplicitous and well-financed PR and lobbying campaign, may well shape reform in a way that benefits Wall Street far more than average Americans." Wendell Potter is a senior fellow on health care for the nonpartisan watchdog group Center for Media and Democracy, for which he writes a blog on health care reform.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
7/31/2009
9 p.m.
8/1/2009
2 a.m.
8/2/2009
7 p.m.
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