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Healthcare reform a job creation machine
Healthcare Finance News

Much public discussion about the Affordable Care Act has focused on the countdown to Oct. 1, when uninsured Americans can access the health insurance exchanges. But a lot of work has gone on behind the scenes to prepare for that moment, including the creation of thousands of new jobs.

A typical example is the State of Illinois, where over 600 workers have been hired to help explain the new regulations under the ACA. That number is expected to reach 1,200 by the end of September.