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Obamacare, Here to Stay

The Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, may have finally shaken loose the biggest threats to its survival. It withstood a critical Supreme Court challenge, and the Democratic victories in the White House and Senate make a legislative repeal close to impossible. Touted as the biggest US healthcare reform since Medicare and Medicaid, Obamacare is expected to extend coverage to 30 million previously uninsured Americans by 2019[1]. The increased volume of insured patients could mean more revenue for hospitals and healthcare providers, while companies that focus on the Medicaid population could also stand to gain from the estimated 15 to 18 million-person increase in Medicaid enrollments.[1] In June 2012, Supreme Court decided that states have the right to opt out of Medicaid, and as of September 2013, 14 states are not participating.[2] In addition, an increased emphasis on cost containment and efficiency under Obamacare requires the adoption of electronic health records and could boost generic-drug sales[3]. This motif includes companies in healthcare sectors that are positioned to benefit from the implementation of Obamacare. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
44.0% Hospitals 1.6%
16.2% HCA Healthcare Inc. HCA 6.3%
9.0% Universal Health Services Inc. UHS 14.4%
7.5% HealthSouth Corporation HLS 21.8%
7.0% LifePoint Health Inc. LPNT 2.7%
1.1% Tenet Healthcare Corporation THC 35.9%
1.1% Select Medical Holdings Corporation SEM 25.9%
1.0% Community Health Systems Inc. CYH 33.4%
1.0% Kindred Healthcare Inc. KND 1.5%
22.3% Electronic Medical Records 17.9%
13.5% Cerner Corporation CERN 22.0%
3.0% Athenahealth Inc. ATHN 11.3%
2.3% Quality Systems Inc. QSII 42.8%
1.9% Computer Programs and Systems Inc. CPSI 12.1%
1.7% Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. MDRX 3.4%
20.0% Pharmacy Benefit Managers 15.2%
20.0% Express Scripts Holding Company ESRX 15.2%
8.3% Generic Drugs 23.7%
6.3% Taro Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. TARO 20.5%
1.0% Impax Laboratories Inc. IPXL 44.4%
1.0% Lannett Co Inc LCI 23.0%
4.4% Medicaid Services 25.4%
2.8% Molina Healthcare Inc MOH 35.9%
1.6% HMS Holdings Corp HMSY 8.0%
1.0% Insurance Exchanges 28.9%
1.0% eHealth Inc. EHTH 28.9%

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