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As Health Insurers' Profits Swelled, So Did Campaign Coffers

The five largest health insurance companies saw a 17 percent increase in profits in 2010, the last year before reforms passed in the Affordable Care Act take effect, according to a new report (pdf) from Health Care for America Now. As the American people struggled to climb out of the worst economic climate in decades, these companies saw $2.2 billion in profits.