TKC BREAKING AND EXCLUSIVE NEWS!!! CRITICS OF KANSAS CITY HEALTH CARE LEVY RAISE COMPLAINTS OVER EXORBITANT EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION!!!
Kansas City is set to vote on the Health Care Levy in April. It's one of those "white hat" issues that no one is supposed to criticize but there's more to it than just making sure hobos don't die on the street - Which is a noble cause when all is said and done.
To wit . . .
CRITICS OF THE KANSAS CITY HEALTH CARE LEVY COMPLAIN ABOUT THE EXORBITANT EXECUTIVE SALARIES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT WOULD BENEFIT FROM THE TAX!!!
Let's take a look:
President/CEO of Truman Medical Centers John Bluford is rumored to be "making around $1.3 million in 2009 but that salary has been scaled back to around a paltry $900K."
TKC thought this cutback might be due to the recession . . . Actually, AWESOME TKC TIPSTERS tell us that it has more to do with "so many complaints" about the salary arising.
And then . . .
Another BRILLIANT TKC TIPSTER informs us that Frank Ellis CEO Swope Community Enterprises is no slouch when it comes to a big money medical industrial complex payday.
"Two years ago Ellis made $918k. He works less than 40 hours per week and cannot be found on Fridays."
And so . . .
ASKING KANSAS CITY TAXPAYERS TO PONY UP BIG MONEY FOR THESE LUXURY HEALTHCARE SALARIES IS DISGRACEFUL AND AGAINST THE SPIRIT OF GOODWILL THAT BACKS THE HEALTH LEVY!!!
As always, the last word belongs to an AWESOME TKC TIPSTER . . .
"Think about this: Medicare reimbursements down, insurance costs up, doctors reimbursements down, Obamacare numbers coming out showing increases in costs of healthcare instead of decreases and we've got million dollar CEOS working cushy hours at taxpayer supported facilities. Kansas City has become New Orleans without the French Quarter or other cool stuff."
Developing . . .