Layoffs at another Hospital. The South Central Kansas Medical Center in Arkansas City,Kansas laid off Nine nurses and supervisors on Monday the reason, In a letter sent to all employees, administrators laid part of the blame for the cost cutting move on Obama care. The letter states “With the Affordable Care Act being rolled out and many outside forces demanding accountability for improved outcomes and better systems for healthcare, we have to make changes or we will not survive,”The CEO Steve Perkins said “It’s the hardest decision someone in my seat ever makes, there remains a great deal of confusion within the health care industry over how the Affordable Care Act will be implemented in Kansas.”It’s making anybody that’s sitting in a leadership role in a healthcare organization pucker up and think ‘Wow, this is just tough,'”
As i ask once before in this earlier post (https://oldboyconservative.wordpress.com/2012/11/18/kaiser-permanente-blames-obamacare-for-lay-offs/) with all of us having to get heath Insurance should not Hospitals and Medical Centers be hiring more people
Now some of you may think 9 people is just a drop in a bucket ! but if enough drops fall it becomes a sea .