With more government involvement comes more government attention. That’s the lesson about executive pay healthcare CEOs could learn as the reform law and its ramifications settle into place. “It’s important for the people who are scraping together the dollars to pay their health insurance premiums to know what luxurious lives these CEOs are leading. They’re living in a parallel universe,” says U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky, left.
On the cover: Flanked by WellPoint’s Angela Braly, left, and the NAIC’s Terri Vaughan at an early March meeting with HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at the White House, Hemsley answered questions about health insurers’ business practices.