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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
48.9% Hospitals 0.7%
13.9% HCA Holdings HCA 7.8%
10.8% HealthSouth Corp HLS 10.4%
10.3% Universal Health Services Inc. UHS 13.1%
4.1% LifePoint Health Inc LPNT 3.8%
4.0% Surgical Care Affiliates Inc SCAI 25.9%
2.2% Select Medical Holdings Corp SEM 10.1%
1.4% Kindred Healthcare Inc KND 35.0%
1.2% Community Health Systems Inc. CYH 63.3%
1.1% Tenet Healthcare Corp. THC 34.0%
26.4% Electronic Medical Records 10.7%
15.3% Cerner Corporation CERN 21.1%
3.4% Athenahealth Inc. ATHN 9.4%
3.1% Computer Programs & Systems Inc CPSI 5.5%
2.7% Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc. MDRX 1.7%
1.8% Quality Systems Inc. QSII 7.3%
19.1% Pharmacy Benefit Managers 11.6%
19.1% Express Scripts Holding Company ESRX 11.6%
2.9% Medicaid Services 4.1%
1.6% Molina Healthcare Inc. MOH 7.6%
1.3% HMS Holdings Corp HMSY 17.8%
2.8% Generic Drugs 45.5%
1.1% Sagent Pharmaceuticals Inc. SGNT 50.5%
1.0% Impax Laboratories Inc. IPXL 26.3%
0.7% Lannett Co. Inc. LCI 66.3%

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