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Affordable Care May Not Be So Affordable

Not everybody feels good about Obamacare. It’s actually called the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 and was upheld by the Supreme Court in June 2012. Since then, the enactment of new sales taxes, funding cuts, and lower reimbursement rates it contains have had a significant impact on the healthcare system.[1] For example, Obamacare imposes a 2.3% excise tax on the sales of medical devices, which industry lobbyist argue could have an adverse effect on job creation, investment in new research and cut up to half of the profits for medical device companies.[2] Not surprisingly, $150 million has been spent by these companies since 2008[2] to repeal the tax while their stock prices have underperformed the overall healthcare sector and the broader S&P 500 by a wide margin. [3] As the implementation of Obamacare begins on October 1st, 2013, Republicans are committed to repealing parts of bill which they believe negatively impact the healthcare system. See more
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Weight Segment & Stocks Symbol 1 MO / 1 YR Return
41.1% Assisted Living 20.7%
14.9% National HealthCare Corporation NHC 29.6%
7.5% The Ensign Group Inc. ENSG 2.4%
6.4% Almost Family Inc. AFAM 23.1%
3.2% Addus HomeCare Corporation ADUS 61.2%
2.6% Civitas Solutions Inc. CIVI 20.3%
2.3% Amedisys Inc. AMED 21.7%
2.2% LHC Group Inc. LHCG 19.4%
2.1% Capital Senior Living Corp. CSU 4.2%
29.5% Diagnostics 25.4%
19.6% Quest Diagnostics Incorporated DGX 41.9%
4.5% Myriad Genetics Inc. MYGN 61.3%
3.3% NeoGenomics Inc. NEO 27.4%
1.1% GenMark Diagnostics Inc. GNMK 85.1%
1.0% Veracyte Inc. VCYT 28.3%
29.4% Medical Devices 38.5%
8.7% Globus Medical Inc. Class A GMED 7.8%
6.1% NuVasive Inc. NUVA 40.5%
4.9% NxStage Medical Inc. NXTM 48.0%
4.2% Insulet Corporation PODD 29.7%
3.2% ABIOMED Inc. ABMD 34.8%
1.3% Exact Sciences Corporation EXAS 184.2%
1.0% Cardiovascular Systems Inc. CSII 99.1%

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