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News Briefing for Monday, September 29, 2014

HEALTHCARE: For Many New Medicaid Enrollees, Care Is Hard to Find, Report Says “Enrollment in Medicaid is surging as a result of the Affordable Care Act, but the Obama administration and state officials have done little to ensure that new beneficiaries have access to doctors after they get their Medicaid cards, federal investigators say in a new report. The report, to be issued this week by the inspector general at the Department of Health and Human Services, says state standards for access to care vary widely and are rarely enforced. As a result, it says, Medicaid patients often find that they must wait for months or travel long distances to ...

Obamacare’s Bloodletting of Small Business

Small businesses – the bread and butter of our communities, provide “55% of all jobs and 66% of all net new jobs since the 1970s,” according to the Small Business Administration. Yet, the President’s signature legislation – Obamacare – has caused hardships for many of them as owners and employees alike face policy cancellations, increased premiums and the impact to their bottom line. Skip, a self-employed small business owner in Pennsylvania, has seen firsthand how some are taking a financial hit due to the so-called Affordable Care Act. “I purchase my health insurance through an alliance of small business owners. I have a $3,500 ...