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The CBO projects Obamacare will cost 2.5 million jobs over the next decade

 The CBO has released a new report on Obamacare and the news is not good; Obamacare will directly cause the loss of 2.5 million jobs over the next decade: The new healthcare law will cost the nation the equivalent of 2.5 million workers in the next...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 4, 2014

New Hampshire Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen says you can keep your doctor under Obamacare…..if you are willing to pay more

 New Hampshire Democratic Senator Jeanne Shaheen ran around the Granite State during the Obamacare debate and repeatedly parroted Barack Obama’s if you like your plan you can keep your plan lie of the year to anyone who would listen.   Of...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 4, 2014

Union leaders claim Barack Obama betrayed them on Obamacare

 The unions are to the Democrats what the corporations are to the Republicans–a special interest group which must be placated if the party is to receive campaign donations and support.   In order to placate the unions and win support of O...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 2, 2014

The Business of Health Care: Bending the Cost Curve - Jan. 17, 2014

The successful implementation of phase two of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in January and its goals of affordable, accessible universal health care will require a focus on value for businesses, health care providers and the governme...

The Affordable Care Act: Information For Franchisees

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is within view. If you’re a franchisee…a franchise business owner, now’s the time to find out how your business will be affected. Read about the recent changes to the ACA here. But, where should you begin? Read on.
by The Franchise King Blog on Aug 5, 2013

CALIFORNIA - Health Benefit Exchange

"California Health Insurance Premiums Under Obamacare Revealed" by Jeffrey Young, Huffington Post 5/23/2013 Excerpt A 40-year-old Californian with a moderate income will pay between nothing and $219 a month for a basic health insurance plan next y...
by Mage Soapbox on May 30, 2013

The Physician's Evolving Role in Healthcare: Lead or Be Led

This is a guest post by Wen Dombrowski, MD During medical school and residency I realized that individual physicians can choose to Lead or Be Led. Each of us can try to design and manage the systems of care we would like to see (whether care model...

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by Article Technology on Apr 27, 2013

Obamacare: Are sex changes going to be covered by Medicare?

  Are sex change operations soon to be covered in Medicare? According to this article this could very well be the case in the near future: For the first time since 1981, when it dubbed sex-change operations “experimental,” Medicare has...
by America's Watchtower on Mar 29, 2013

Obamacare: claims costs will increase by an average of 32%

Here is the latest example of how wonderful Obamacare is going to be once it is fully implemented: Medical claims costs — the biggest driver of health insurance premiums — will jump an average 32 percent for Americans’ individual po...
by America's Watchtower on Mar 27, 2013

Obamacare: Senate votes to repeal the medical device tax but it will not see the light of day

  After years of shirking the responsibility of passing a budget for the political reason of operating under continuing resolutions in order to hide the true magnitude of the sending crisis, while at the same time trying to blame the problem on Re...
by America's Watchtower on Mar 23, 2013

Obamacare to cost small business 65% of its profits

  It cannot be questioned that Obamacare is going to hit small businesses the hardest, just take this case as one example: Baked in the Sun does about $8 million in annual revenue, however margins for bakers are tight so their annual profit is on...
by America's Watchtower on Mar 22, 2013

2013 Deloitte Survey of U.S. Physicians

The 2013 Deloitte Survey of U.S. Physicians shows: Most U.S. physicians are concerned that the future of the medical profession may be in jeopardy and consider many changes in the market to be a threat. They believe that the performance of the...

Obamacare: Universal is dropping health insurance for part time employees

 Universal Orlando theme park currently provides its part time employees with healthcare insurance but that is about to change and, you guessed it, Obamacare is to blame for this decision.   While the trend has been for employers to cut the hours...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 20, 2013

Obamacare: States and universities begin cutting workers hours to avoid healthcare costs

The irony of this story is just too sweet to ignore.   As a result of the provision in the healthcare reform law which reclassified full time employees as those employees working at least 30 hours instead of 40 hours we have seen several companie...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 10, 2013

Obamacare: Seven million people will lose their healthcare benefits

  Remember when Barack Obama claimed that after Obamacare was passed people who liked their insurance would be able to keep it?   When you finish laughing read on.   Most people who have healthcare insurance get their insurance through their emp...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 5, 2013

Obamacare: medical device company lays off 100 employees due to healthcare reform

 As companies look to defer the additional costs of Obamacare we have seen a growing trend in the food services and hotel industries: companies are cutting the hours of their employees to under 30 hours a week because this makes them part-time emplo...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 2, 2013

Obamacare: The cheapest healthcare plan will be $20,000 per year for a family plan

  The IRS is now starting to get involved in the implementation of Obamacare and according to this article the tax collection agency is estimating that in 2016 the cheapest Obama-approved healthcare plan will cost the average American family $20,...
by America's Watchtower on Feb 2, 2013

Obamacare: Dental braces to be taxed

  As part of the plan to pay for Obamacare a medical device tax was inserted into the legislation, but of course nobody wanted to actually define what constituted a medical device before the 2010 and 2012 elections because in all likelihood it would...
by America's Watchtower on Jan 11, 2013

Obamacare: 18 Democrats ask for a delay in implementing the medical device tax

 When Obamacare was being constructed the Democrats made sure that provisions in the legislation which they felt would be popular with the American people would be implemented before the 2012 election, while the provisions which would not be popul...
by America's Watchtower on Dec 12, 2012


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