The third quarter lobbying numbers have just been released, and as you might expect, health care lobbying is setting records. Here’s a quick look at the big hitters. Surprisingly, AHIP is not throwing as much money at stopping reform as one might think. Of course, it’s also important to note that it’s not possible to tell the intent behind the numbers. An industry lobby can spend a lot of money trying to ensure that good things happen or it can spend just as much trying to prevent bad things from happening. My guess is there’s a bit of both going on here.
Lobbying Is Too Big To Fail