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Roger Stark, MD, FACS, Health Care Policy Analyst, November, 2013
House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing at the U.S. Capitol
"Obamacare's Implementation Problems: More than just a broken website"
Testimony given by Roger Stark, MD, FACS, WPC Health Policy Analyst
Hearing Date: November 14, 2013
SOS FOR THE ACA?
What happens now that Obamacare has been implemented?The Lincoln Center, Thursday October 24th 8:30 - 11:00a.m.
Dr. Roger Stark is a health care policy analyst at WPC and a retired physician.
Roger Stark, MD, FACS, October, 2013
Unionized grocery workers just voted to authorize a strike against four major grocery store chains in the Puget Sound area. Executives at the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 21, with 30,000 members, are dissatisfied with company proposals for paying wages and providing health benefits for part-time workers. Due to the new national health policy, employers want to drop insurance for part-time employees and allow those workers to get coverage through the individual market or the Obamacare-mandated state exchanges.