HEALTH PLANS: Group Health strike–ahh the irony

Here’s the AP report on the fact that the workers at Group Health Cooperative of Puget Sound, the nation’s most famous staff model HMO, (and no I have heard of Kaiser but I’m being a smartass here) are on strike because they are being asked to pay a greater share of their health care costs. Given that labor is about 70% of system costs there’s something circular going on here, but I won’t investigate it for fear that smoke will start coming out of my ears.

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