Hospitals will see massive layoffs, decline in 2013

Hospitals are expected to cut some 93,000 jobs in 2013 in anticipation of ObamaCare. A former presidential candidate and conservative advocate says America needs to prepare for major changes in the medical industry.

Orlando Health, a not-for-profit network of community and specialty hospitals, is just one example of the massive layoffs expected in the coming year. Officials with the Central Florida-based healthcare services provider announced on Monday that the largest staff reduction in its nearly 100-year history will result in cutting up to 400 jobs, starting immediately.

Gary Bauer, president of Washington DC-based American Values, warns that this is only the beginning of an economic catastrophe that will impact America for years.

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“The ripple effects, the negatives on our economy, are going to be playing out for not just months, but for years,” he says. “And I doubt we will ever be able to totally measure the complete cost in manpower and in money — in addition to taxes — that ObamaCare will end up costing the American people, proving once again there is no such thing as a free lunch, and there is no such thing as free healthcare.”

Bauer is sadly confident that the quality of healthcare, in a nation known for its excellence in medical services, will see a decline.

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