Insurance Giants that Wrote and Lobbied for Healthcare Law Cash In

 

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” Who would have thought forcing everyone in the nation to buy health insurance would be so profitable?

Turns out if you’d invested in health insurance company stocks at the start of the whole Obamacare fiasco, you’d be sitting pretty right now.

Here’s a list of some of the top health insurance providers in the U.S., and a look at how their stocks have produced decent returns since Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010.

Actually, this shouldn’t come as a shock. After all, the health care industry spent nearly $500 million lobbying for health care issues in 2012, and $243 million so far in 2013. “No other industry sector spent more lobbying Congress and the federal government,” according to Breitbart.”