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More ObamaCare Unintended Consequences

Rebecca239 Wrote: Jan 18, 2013 2:19 AM
magst part of the high infant mortality rate comes from alcoholism and drug use. Some from poor diet or trying to hide pregnancies. Or poverty. Nothing any medical system is going to help as long as people don't get educated to work available jobs so they have a decent income, and misuse chemicals of any sort, or have out-of-wedlock early pregnancies. However bamy's plan is to short change the working Americans to provide care to illegals and more welfare types. The whole system is a trade off. He did take almost a trillion dollars out of the Medicare program that working people pay for as they work, to put into Medicaid - the program for our welfare users. HIS plan will fix nothing.

It's a bad day to be one of the (dwindling number of) women of childbearing age in Southwestern Pennsylvania.  

A southwestern Pennsylvania hospital will stop delivering babies after March 31 because its obstetricians are either leaving or refocusing their practices, and because hospital officials believe they can't afford it based on projected reimbursements under looming federal health care reforms.
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Hospital officials say the population of women of child-bearing age is dropping and that the number of births the hospital would be called upon to perform isn't enough for it to provide the service in the...