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ObamaCare Tax Causes Additional Layoffs

rsandersjr Wrote: Feb 02, 2013 1:20 PM
The part of the quagmire I've seen is the electronic record keeping system all Healthcare entities are required to have in order to perfect the national registry. A system that a Hospital bought in Tucson Az. cost 100 million for the facility and 80 million that the was provided by the Government. The system is known as EPIC. It must be HIPAA reliant and compatible with other systems. There was an open house on the system where they showed how it's bar coding will work.

As if today’s announcement from the Obama administration regarding the minor changes to the Affordable Care Act was not depressing enough, a global medical company called Smith and Nephew has now said that they are going to layoff nearly 100 workers in their Tennessee and Massachusetts offices. The company cites ObamaCare as their reason why.

"Unfortunately, and in order to absorb this cost burden into our business, this has meant less than 100 positions have been made redundant across various departmental functions in our Tennessee and Massachusetts sites," they said in a statement released earlier this week.

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