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ConsumersUnion/Consumer Reports expert on the Affordable Care Act (video)

The Affordable Care Act needs lots more work, but it is also an essential and incredibly important step toward improving the American health care system: That’s one of the central messages that was delivered to a large and engaged audience yesterday at an NC Policy Watch Crucial Conversation breakfast by Lynn Quincy of Consumers Union, publisher of Consumer Reports magazine.  You can watch the video of the event below — Quincy’s talk starts at around the 6:30 mark. You can also check out her PowerPoint presentation by clicking here.

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6 Comments

  1. LayintheSmakDown

    December 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    Well I guess if nothing else, obamacare will probably shift more people onto government perks. Quite a liberal/progresso utopia in wait when everyone is on the dole. What happens when we run out of people with jobs?

    http://www.wral.com/duke-survey-firms-to-hire-less-shift-more-jobs-to-part-time-due-to-healthcare-law/13204277/

  2. Alex

    December 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    I wonder if she covered this aspect of Obamacare :

    Durham, N.C. — Chief financial officers say they expect to reduce hiring and also move more jobs to part-time status as a result of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new survey from Duke University and CFO Magazine.

    Many companies also are considering a reduction in health care benefits for employees.

    “I doubt the advocates of this legislation would have foretold the negative impact on employment,” said Campbell Harvey, a professor of finance at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. “The impact on the real economy is startling. Nearly one-third of firms may either terminate employees or hire fewer people in the future as a direct result of ACA.”

  3. Alan

    December 11, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    And I wonder where LSD’s and Alex’s info came from….Hmmmm…..

  4. Alex

    December 11, 2013 at 9:45 pm

    Duhhh Alan ! It was on the WRAL website, and the newspaper today ! Earth to Alan.

  5. GOP Rules

    December 12, 2013 at 10:47 am

    Alan,
    If you look around the internet, you will see that pretty much every conservative was touting the fact that Obamacare would cost jobs. It was just that it was ignored at the time by every liberal out there. It was not something that was not brought up….it was just discounted as “Fox News” or some other straw man argument. I guess the liberals believe it now that it is appearing in one of their own liberal sources…..hence your post above.

  6. Alan

    December 13, 2013 at 6:23 pm

    Can’t believe anything on WRAL, they are part of the socialist/liberul/progresso media…