The House’s health care bill may say little about what a final bill would actually look like, but it says a lot about who we are as Americans.
There is no proof that a Belgian insurance company refused to insure a Jewish kindergarten because it was deemed t0o risky, a Brussels-based watchdog on anti-Semitism said.
Another co-conspirator in the scheme that stole approximately $9 million from New York’s Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty was sentenced to prison.
Two employees of the insurance company that bilked a New York Jewish poverty charity in a $9 million fraud scheme were sentenced to probation on Friday, the office of New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday considers whether business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare law that requires employers to provide health insurance that covers birth control.
U.S. Jewish organizations used social media to reach as many people as possible in an effort to convince them to sign up for health care under the Affordable Care Act.
Lax government oversight may have enabled the scandal involving William Rapfogel, the former executive director of the Metropolitan Council for Jewish Poverty, according to The New York Times.
The New York Jewish communal world reacted with shock this week to news that William Rapfogel, longtime head of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty and a major player in New York’s Jewish community, had been fired for alleged financial improprieties.
William Rapfogel allegedly inflated insurance bills at the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty he once led to pocket hundreds of thousands of dollars of overcharges for himself. The scheme was revealed Tuesday in the New York Daily News, which based its report on an anonymous source.
Some European insurance companies like Allianz thrived under Nazi Germany, but Holocaust survivors say they have also failed to honor most victims’ insurance policies. Leo Rechtor, Ivar Segalowitz, Edwin Black, and Sam Dubbin join Mike to discuss.