Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association

#153 Contributing Company

  • 908 contributions
  • $1,069,529 in total

#75 Most Interested Company

  • 13 bills supported
  • 4 bills opposed

#89 Most Influential Company

  • Won 3 bills on which it took a position

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Public Option Dies in Senate While Health Industry Money Flows

December 14, 2009 - The health care industry’s multi-million dollar investment in the Senate seems to be paying off, as the proposals for a publicly funded health insurance option are continually weakened.

The evolution of negotiations for a public option included in the health care reform bill are well-documented. Beginning with a robust proposal as introduced in the House—leveraging bulk purchasing power to achieve low rates—the compromise version that passed included negotiated rates, which could result in higher premiums than the average private insurance plan. Read more

Blue Dog Dems Receive More Health Insurance Funds than House Republicans

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Top Recipients

SenatorsContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
John McCain$22,6501
Clarence Saxby Chambliss$15,6000
Mark Kirk$15,0002
Kay Hagan$13,8002
Rob Portman$12,5001
House membersContributionsBills Sponsored that
Company Supports
Eric Cantor$20,0000
Charles Boustany$10,5000
Xavier Becerra$10,0000
John A. Boehner$8,0000
Steny H. Hoyer$7,0000

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Numbers on this page include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present.