INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR OF TUFFS HEALTH PLAN, DON CRUMBLY

BS: Today I have with me the Director of Operations at Tuffs Health Plan, the dude who makes all the decisions, Mr. Don Crumbly. Itís good to have you here Mr. Crumbly.

DC: I know.

BS: How do you respond to some of the criticisms that your company gets about not paying out claims and generally giving doctors a hard time.

DC: I donít.

BS: You donít respond?

DC: Not unless dey get on my nerves. Den I send my boys out.

BS: How do you mean?

DC: Dey, uh, resolve the conflict, know what Iím sayiní?

BS: Oh, conflict resolution! You have classes on that?

DC: Yeah, we get together in a room, and we uhhh, talk it over. Basically we tell Ďem to say whatís on their minds, and we say datís nice, but weíre right so shut your f*****í face. Sort of like sexual harassment training.

BS: Youíre so progressive!

DC: And if that donít work, Vinny works on Ďem.

BS: Vinny from Tuffs?

DC: Damn, youíre good. I think youíre sick though. You on our plan?

BS: No.

DC: Why not?

BS: Iím on this other HMO.

DC: You wanted to interview me, but you ainít even on our plan?

BS: You donít pay for anything!

DC: Youíre goiní down a**hole.

BS: What about conflict resolution?

DC: What a codependent mother f*****. Vinny!





This interview has been censored by Surf Nanny due to graphic violence that is not appropriate for minors, especially for disturbed teens whose yuppie parents have forgotten their names.