|Targeted News Service|
Personal Choice for Doctor Visits
"It doesn't mean that the government's going to tell you which doctors to go to, or which plan to have, or that you have to leave your employers."
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"The debate about the health care law rages on, but friends and foes of Obamacare have found one slice of common ground: The president's "you can keep it" claim has been a real hit to his credibility." (file:///C:/Users/jdougherty/AppData/Local/
Small Business Impact
"Small businesses, also, will not be hurt..."
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"Seventy-eight percent of business leaders blame the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) for the rate increases and 55 percent say that ACA compliance had led to changes in the plans they offer employees."
"Overall, 54 percent say that ACA has had a negative impact on their employees, [and] 30 percent say it is too early to tell." (file:///C:/Users/jdougherty/AppData/Local/
Flexibility and ObamaCare
"Obama would let states be flexible with plans that are working, rather than everyone having to conform to whatever the federal government plan is."
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"The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) gives states three options in building health insurance exchanges: an exchange built and managed by an individual state subject to federal mandate; a partnership plan requiring the state to perform functions on behalf of the federal government; or a federal exchange developed by the federal government. While the three options differ in who initially builds and operates the exchange, all three options are identical in that they are governed and controlled by federal policy.
No matter which option is chosen,