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What Do Short Sales and The Health Care Bill Have In Common? Case In Point.

Have you ever done a short sale negotiation for a seller? Have you ever had to deal with Bank Of America, J P Morgan Chase, Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank?  health care reform debate

You know how tough that is. You know the lack of customer care your sellers get because they tell you about how they stay on the phone for 45 minutes only to get someone who won't help them. 

You know how many of your sellers tried, especially those who live in Florida, California and Arizona- to get a loan modification done before they called you to help save their home from foreclosure. 

Who has the power in a short sale? 

Now, don't get me wrong. I am not saying anyone is entitled to a short sale. That is not what this post is about. Stay with me here. 

What does the health care bill and the short sales have in common? The same players! The Wall Street thugs and the Banks are the heavy aggregate investors and owners of the major insurance companies! 

WOW, that really took my by surprise so I started to do a lot of research. 

You know you hear about everyone saying that the evil insurance companies are to blame for the health care costs, denying claims and high premiums. Our government is all too happy to point the finger at those big evil insurance companies. Well, that is what they want you to pay attention to so that you don't see what is really going on. Those big evil insurance companies are meeting in private at the White House. 

Lo and behold, these big evil insurance companies who deny your claims are the same ones who will benefit from the health care bill being passed. These big evil insurance companies that won't cover your condition because they say it was a preexisting condition are the ones that are backing up this health care bill, are paying for ads to get you to support it and are in bed with the government for the promise that they will get to be in control once again. When a public option gets passed, it won't be so public. The HMO's will get to run those programs and so if you think you are getting rationed care now, just wait to see what they have in store for you. 

You think that waiting for your short sale to get approved is taking way too long, wait until you need surgery! It is not even about the government. The same people deciding the fate of your homeowner doing a short sale or getting foreclosed on are the same people who will decide whether you get medical treatment or not and what you will have to pay for it. There is so much more than I can even put in a post. 

Let me break my research down for you and please do your due diligence also: 

AARP backs the health care plan. What does AARP stand to gain from supporting a health care bill that is going to cut services and treatment to their very own members? Well, guess what. The promise in return for AARP's support was that the bill will cut supplemental medicaid. That is like GAP insurance which all seniors need for services that medicaid itself does not cover. Who is the largest supplier of GAP insurance? AARP! That is not rocket science! 

Big Pharma supports the bill. Hmmm, does it take a brain child to figure that one out? Big Pharma has been promised no more pressure or laws to lower drug prices and of course a few more cronies on the FDA board so that Big Pharma can keep the little guy down, you know, the ones who actually have the cures for diseases instead of just treating the symptoms. There is no money in the cure only in the race for the cure. Think about it. 

Now, let's dig a little deeper: 

According to Fortune Magazine the top 5 HMO's in 2009 are:

 

  • UnitedHealthGroup who made $81Billion in revenue, 
  • Wellpoint who made $61 Billion, 
  • Aetna who made $31 Billion, 
  • Humana who made $29 Billion and 
  • Cigna with $19 Billion; of course, all while denying your claims and making your doctors go through heck to get paid and coming in between your doctor/patient relationship. 

 

health care reform And guess who is behind these companies?

Yep, those same folks who swindled us out of all that TARP money and Bail out money. You know, the money that was supposed to save those banks or else the world was going to fall apart? 

I did my research and on all of these top HMO's the following are actively present

 

  • Bank of America,
  • Bank of New York Mellon, 
  • Goldman Sachs ( ah gee, was that a surprise anyone?), 
  • J.P. Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley and State Street. 
  • Oh we can't forget Barclay's- the British Company that got TARP money! 

 I also have the list of the money management firms involved in ownership. 

 

Wellpoint is one of the companies I researched and right on their website they list these short sale busters as being a part of their company! Something to be really proud of!  Let me give you the list of politicians on both sides of the isle in this scam on the American people. 

Wellpoint has quite the politician list: 

 

  • William Bush, younger brother of George HW Bush, 
  • Former US Senator and Banking Committee chairman Don Riegle-D-Mich, 
  • Sheila Burke who was the former chief of staff for Bob Dole-R-Kan, 
  • Susan Bayh who is the wife of Senator Evan Bayh-D-Ind. 

 

So while the government and the banks want you to keep giving your money to pay for more of their bail outs to the tune of $13 Trillion so far- they out of the other side of their mouths want to tell you what health care you can get, how you get it, how much you are going to pay for it and what it will or will not cover. 

I also researched Aetna and they were pushing for the Massachusetts's failed public care, they are all for this health care bill, (which should scare the pants off of you) they are for forcing everyone to have health insurance, gee, I wonder why! Their list goes on and on. 

This is not a new deal! This is about more of the same.  President Nixon is the one who started HMO pilot programs with Kaiser who on the White House tapes explains the amount of money that HMO's will get to make at the detriment to patients and doctors. Ted Kennedy led a bi partisan effort to sign HMOs into law in 1973. 

And last but not least- This bill is certainly not going to help the poor and indigent. The provision in the bill to take your medical records and electronically monitor them is the brain child of a company called Cerner. Nancy-Ann DeParle is the Counselor to the White House on Health Reform. She was the director of Cerner. Do you have any idea who is going to get that contract? Hmm, but worse than that is what this company has done to the poor people through this electronic management of medical records for the indigent of the inner city of Detroit. It will turn your stomach. 

Needless to say, before we approve of 2000 pages of anything- we need to know who has skin in the game, who is going to profit from these bills. 

Ask yourself if you do short sales- Is this who you want running your health care too?

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Comment balloon 2 commentsKevin Robinson • November 24 2009 08:38AM

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Well Kevin it sures appears that you did your homework on this one.  However if I'm not mistaken the Insurance companies have backed away from their support of the two health bills.  One in the Senate and the other in the house.

The health Care bills are mostly medicare for everyone.  If medicare works so should the proposed bills.

However I have no doubt both bills need some serious tweaking.

 

Posted by Bob Murphy (Keller Williams Realty Consultants) almost 10 years ago

Thanks to Katerina for this original article.

I like ... "You think that waiting for your short sale to get approved is taking way too long, wait until you need surgery! It is not even about the government.  The same people deciding the fate of your homeowner doing a short sale or getting foreclosed on are the same people who will decide whether you get medical treatment or not and what you will have to pay for it.  There is so much more than I can even put in a post."

Good stuff. 

Posted by Harrison K. Long, REALTOR , GRI, Broker associate, Attorney (HomeSmart, Evergreen Realty) almost 10 years ago

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