Hospital Cuts Pay, and Increases Layoffs, Thanks to Obamacare

Mercy Medical Center laid off 29 employees and is additionally cutting hours and modifying manager pay. All the adjustments are related to Obamacare. “As the federal government and the state payment systems continue to ratchet down on what they pay us and our costs go up, we have to look for opportunities to create cost efficiencies," explained Mercy Medical Center President Bob Ritz,"one way you do that is you reduce your management costs.”

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