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Medical Company Lays Off 100 Due To Obamacare

Medical Company Lays Off 100 Due To Obamacare

Just another victory for the Affordable Care Act: Medical company Smith & Nephew fired roughly 100 employees at its Memphis, Tenn., and Massachusetts offices, citing the medical device tax included in The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (i.e. “Obamacare”), a Fox affiliate in Memphis reports. “Inside sources told FOX13 News the layoffs at Smith

Free Markets Can Keep Health Care Costs Down

Health care and, by extension, health insurance costs have gone through the roof in America. This is no big revelation as our governments are constantly wrestling with new policies intended to help control costs but that usually end up making things worse (case in point, Obamacare). The trend is always to fix cost distortions caused

Can Medical Tourism Save America From Obamacare?

Reason has short but fascinating video about the global rise of medical tourism. There may be no greater indictment of the rise of government-managed health care on the global stage than the fact that, along with it, the medical tourism industry has grown exponentially along with it. Government health care is so great that people

How Jack Dalrymple Is Helping To Implement Obamacare

The fight against Obamacare has become a war of attrition and, as George Will notes in his column today, those who would implement that awful policy are caught between a rock and a hard place because of the manner in which Supreme Court upheld the law. Obamacare requires that insurance companies accept all new customers,

Dalrymple Slips Obamacare Implementation Into Budget

There are two aspects of Obamacare that are optional for the states. One is the creation of the health care exchanges, which are the instrument through which the government will control the insurance market. The states can either implement their own exchange (which the federal government must approve), partner with the feds on an exchange

Obamacare Will Make Premiums Higher For Younger Americans

The Affordable Care Act isn’t doing much to make health insurance more affordable. According to a new study, young Americans can expect big increases in premiums under the law. Something that’s not great given other problems young Americans are facing, such as being crowded out of the job market and facing a student loan bubble.

Health Insurance Premiums Going Up By Double-Digit Amounts Under Obamacare

Obamacare, or the Affordable Care Act as it is officially known, was supposed to make health insurance cheaper and easier to get. But thanks to a raft of new regulations, taxes and mandates put in place by the law insurance premiums are increasing faster than before the law. And small business owners, as well as

Affordable Care Act Doesn't Require That Health Insurance Be Affordable

I’ve long argued that the Affordable Care Act, or “Obamacare,” won’t make health insurance and health care more affordable so much as it will make both more expensive and harder to get. As we watch health insurance premiums grow at a faster rate than before the law was passed, as we watch the health care

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