Hidden in the Senate version of the GOP healthcare bill is a small provision that hands hundreds of thousands – potentially millions – of dollars to insurance industry CEOs.  The provision rolls back taxes on insurance CEOs making more than $500,000 a year while cutting funding for Medicaid and other social programs meant to help the poor gain access to medical care.  Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this. 

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced