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WellPoint spent $890,000 on lobbying in second quarter

Boston Globe, August 29, 2008
Health insurer WellPoint Inc. spent $890,000 in the second quarter to lobby the federal government on several healthcare-related issues, according to a report filed with the House clerk's office. WellPoint lobbied on Medicare funding, reauthorization of a children's health insurance program, health information technology, health savings accounts, issues related to the uninsured, insurance market reform, generic drugs, and other matters.