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Wellpoint criticized for calling members about healthcare reform

Sacramento Bee, April 24, 2009
WellPoint, the nation's largest health insurer, has launched what could be the start of a campaign for the hearts and minds of the American public as the country prepares for debates over reshaping its healthcare system. The company made 3 million computer-generated phone calls last week to gauge the public's appetite for overhauling healthcare and to enlist, critics say, a grass-roots army to voice concerns about the sweeping proposals developing on Capitol Hill.