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  • Dr. Andrew Agwunobi Strikes Again

    06/13/2009 9:20:25 AM PDT · by fiscon1 · 5 replies · 631+ views
    The Provocateur ^ | 06/13/2009 | Mike Volpe
    Nearly two months ago, I featured a story about Dr. Andrew Agwunobi. I have been tracking Dr. Agwunobi for nearly two years and much of it has not been flattering. He's trekked through the medical system and he's recently wound up as the CEO of the Eastern Washington region of the Providence Health Care System. The Providence health care system is a non profit hospital system. That means it enjoys tax exempt status. It also means that there is no shareholders. To earn this tax exempt status the hospital must provide a benefit for the community. Here the law becomes...
  • FBI raid shutters Medicare insurer (WellCare - formerly owned by George Soros)

    10/25/2007 7:52:37 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 543 replies · 4,035+ views
    St. Petersburg Times ^ | 10/25/07 | Kris Hundley
    For the past two years, analysts have been asking how fast-growing WellCare Health Plans of Tampa has been able to make so much money running government health plans for the poor and elderly. Now government investigators may be asking the same thing. On a rainy Wednesday morning, more than 200 federal and state agents swarmed WellCare's campus on Henderson Road in Tampa, forcing employees onto the sidewalk and into their cars. Steven Meitzen, 51, who arrived at WellCare about 9:40 a.m. for a job interview, said he was initially told it was a bomb scare. "Later on, I talked to...