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Washington Hospital Blames Affordable Care Act For 31 Layoffs
ABC News

On Wednesday, 31 employees at Washington Hospital in Fremont were laid off. The hospital has been struggling financially and blames the Affordable Care Act and significant reductions in Medicare for the layoffs.

Hospitals across the nation have been complaining about Medicare reimbursements, but for a hospital to say they’re cutting simply because of the Affordable Care Act, we simply haven’t heard that before.