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Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Father Of Medical Negligence Victims Calls for Recall of No On Prop 46 Campaign Ads That Violate California Law By Mislabeling Insurer-Paid Coalition As “Patients”
Danville, CA --- Today Bob Pack, the author of Proposition 46, called on California television and radio stations to recall No on 46 ads because they mislead voters by claiming “patients” instead of insurance companies are behind the campaign. Pack...
Yes On 45: Consumer Watchdog To Regulator: Health Insurance Companies Cannot Illegally Hide From Voters In No On 45 Ads Bankrolled with Their $37 Million
SANTA MONICA, CA — The largest health insurance companies in California have contributed $37 million to defeat Proposition 45, but are hiding from voters in deceptive new campaign advertising that violates disclosure laws and should be pulled from the radio, said...
Yes on 45: Consumer Watchdog Warns Public Of Insurance Industry’s Deceptive No On Prop 45 Radio Advertising
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog said today that a one-minute radio advertisement released by health insurance companies opposed to Prop 45's health insurance rate regulation provisions fraudulently misrepresents the advertisement’s backers, the...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Senator Boxer Joins Mothers Who Lost Children To Medical Malpractice To Call For Voters' Support For Prop 46
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today Senator Barbara Boxer stood with mothers who lost their children to medical negligence in calling on California voters to support for the patient safety protections in Proposition 46. The campaign supporting Prop 46 also released an ad...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: HealthNet 2nd Quarter Profits Up 4 Times Last Year’s Returns - Prop 45 Will Protect Overcharged Consumers From Paying for Massive Health Insurer Profits
Santa Monica, CA – The report of HealthNet’s $120.9 million second quarter profit, which is 4 times its 2013 second quarter profit, is yet another reminder, amid a slew of massive health insurer profit reports, of the need for Proposition 45’s...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Prop 46 Requiring Physicians To Check Statewide Prescription Drug Database Can Save Up To $406 Million Annually
SANTA MONICA, CA – Proposition 46 can save California taxpayers up to $406 million annually by requiring doctors to check California’s statewide prescription drug database before prescribing narcotics to first time patients, according to a report released...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Dr. Stephen Loyd, Who Survived Substance Abuse, Reveals How It Leads To Dangerous Medicine; Discusses Need For Doctor Drug Testing & Prop 46
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Dr. Stephen Loyd, a recovering drug addict who at one point was taking oxycodone and 100 Vicodin pills a day while working with patients, joined with Proposition 46 proponent Bob Pack and openly spoke about how easy it is for doctors to abuse...
SANTA MONICA, CA – Six health insurance companies financing the No on Proposition 45 committee have donated $37.3 million through June 30, 2014 against the ballot measure to regulate health insurance rates in California, according to campaign finance reports...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Prop 46 Author and Consumer Advocate Call Upon CA Medical Association To Come Clean About Doctor Drug Testing
SANTA MONICA, CA – The author of California's patient safety ballot measure Proposition 46 and a consumer advocate supporting the campaign called upon the California Medical Association and its president, Dr. Richard Thorp, to seriously discuss the somber...
Consumer Watchdog Campaign: Health Insurance Companies Facing Prop 45’s Protection Against Rate Hikes Temper Premium Hikes For Covered California… What About Next Year?
Santa Monica, CA – Consumer Watchdog Campaign said that the smaller than usual rate hikes announced by Covered California today are good news for consumers and resulted in part from the presence of Proposition 45 on the ballot, which would require health...