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House Proceeding 07-23-09 on Jul 23rd, 2009 :: 2:33:20 to 2:34:20
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Keith Ellison

2:33:16 to 2:33:38( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: and more people that are losing their jobs end up going into that column as well. mr. ellison: the gentleman yields back. i want to point out you mentioned medicare has an administrative fee of about 3%, 5%. the fact is, however, that if you look at thep top five health insurance companies, their

Keith Ellison

2:33:20 to 2:34:20( Edit History Discussion )
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Keith Ellison

2:33:39 to 2:34:01( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: administrative costs are 17%. if you look on the average overall, private insurance is about 14%. what do they spend all that money on? how come they can't get down to a reasonable percentage of medical loss ratio? does the fact that some of these c.o.e.'s just get exorbitant pay

Keith Ellison

2:34:02 to 2:34:21( Edit History Discussion )

Keith Ellison: have anything to do with it? if there was a public option, the c.e.o. of would be i guess it would be governor see billous --cy billous, the secretary -- sebelius, secretary of hhs,

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