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‘Occupy’ protesters interrupt Chamber of Commerce health care event

On Monday morning’s agenda for protester in Washington, D.C., there was but a single priority: Occupy the Chamber of Commerce. During Blue Cross & Blue Shield CEO Scott Serota’s speech on health care at the Chamber of Commerce, a group of demonstrators interrupted with the now-common “mic check” tactic used…

Insurers gave $86 million to defeat health care reform

Health insurance companies gave $86.2 million to the US Chamber of Commerce last year to oppose the health care reform bill, tax records show. Companies such as UnitedHealth Group Inc. and Cigna Corp. funneled the money into the Chamber of Commerce’s anti-health reform campaign after Democrats began talk of increasing…