I am a health care professional and have been a free clinic volunteer for the past 5 years. Over the past year, we have been seeing fewer and fewer patients each week. We went from closing the doors after 20 patients to as few as 5-6 patients showing up a day. There have even been […]
My insurance premium costs almost tripled as well as the deductible almost tripled. My choices in plans came down to about 3 due to the fact that either one or none of my doctors were on any of the other plans. I did not want to have to change one or any of my doctors […]
My story was my purpose and passion that ended in 2010 after Obama care signed in the Affordable Care Act. It crushed my life purpose and my business. I developed and started a a new innovative model of health delivery from 2004-2012,Alternative Health Associates, a franchise model type with hybrid health plans offered from $ […]
I have a non malignant tumor in my brain cage, on the pituatary. My primary physician referred me to an accomplished and skilled MD specializing in endocrinology, who has helped me to shrink the tumor with meds and some alterations in the contents of my diet. I have visited him twice annually for the last […]
The owners sold the building I worked in and eliminated my job the next day.
My policy with Humana increased and my care decreased
Rising health care costs were the major benefits package hangup. However once Obama care was passed the company decided it would have to move its manufacturing facilities outside the U.S. to keep its product prices in line with its competitors. Our facility was closed, machinery was shipping off to Mexico and 2 production plants built […]
I lost a wonderful job, with great pay, after first losing all benefits of health care. At this time, I have no health care, and have not been able to find a full time job that offers any benefits whatsoever. Every employer is very careful to make sure a 30 hour work week is all […]
It is is more expensive that employer offer because of this those who worked and are looking for an alternative, this is not a choice. Even for those who have unemployment benefits, it is not a choice
I am a nurse, my husband an orthopedic surgeon. My husband has gone to school for 18 years of college to learn how to be an orthopedic surgeon. He and his 11 partners own a successful and busy practice. He works very, very long hours, leaves at 6am and usually gets home at 10pm or […]
I used to be free to pick and choose. Now without a vote or a politician listening to me my whole world has been destroyed. I was one of the luckiest people in the world, I was born in the united states of America, because if I had been born elsewhere I would have been […]
I was one of approximately 500 Medtronic employees laid off in April. These layoffs were made in part to pay the Obamacare medical device excise tax.
My job as well as my coworkers’ older than 60 years old were outsourced. I was offered a part time job-10 hours per week– at 1/2 of my salary and no benefits, of course.
I work at CareFusion in San Diego, a medical equipment innovator and manufacturer. We make I.V. pumps and automated medication dispensing equipment for hospitals. We’ve experienced round after round of layoffs due to the Medical Device Tax, which is a tax on the gross sales, not profit. What that means is that our normal 10% […]