Obamacare Could Cost Jackson Half Of Aid
Written by Lou Ortiz on December 27, 2012
By Lou Ortiz
Jackson Health System is bracing for the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obama Care, estimating it will lose half or more of $300 million annual federal aid.
The act is now setting in as a reality for the US and Florida with President Obama’s reelection and the US Supreme Court decision in the rearview mirror.
The impact of the new law is "extremely difficult to estimate," said Brian Dean, vice president of finance for the Miami-Dade County public health system. "There’s a lot of uncertainty about how… the market of patients and managed-care providers will react."To read the full article and the rest of the Miami Today issue, GO TO e-MIAMI TODAY, an exact replica of the printed edition.