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Some employers say reform limits hiring
Modern Healthcare

Wary employers are warning of possible future job cuts as they face the “unknown effects” of healthcare reform, according to a newly released look at the U.S. economy. Businesses, economists and market experts surveyed for the Federal Reserve’s Beige Book report, an anecdotal snapshot of jobs, wages, prices and consumer spending, also said the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act helped to restrain consumer spending, along with the expired payroll tax holiday.