Tag Archives: Backlash

UnitedHealthcare delays controversial ER policy following backlash

Dive Brief: UnitedHealthcare, the biggest private payer in the U.S., is delaying a controversial policy that could retroactively deny emergency room bills it deems non-emergent — potentially saddling patients with costly medical bills — following intense backlash from patient advocates and hospital groups. “Based on feedback from our provider partners and discussions with medical societies,… Read More »

CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman Retires After Backlash from Racist Tweet

The Washington PostGetty Images CrossFit CEO Greg Glassman is out as the leader of the sport of functional fitness after several days of fallout from his racist tweet referencing George Floyd. The company has also issued its first public statement regarding its silence in the face of the current nationwide campaigns decrying racism and police… Read More »