UConn Health Center is facing $114 million loss in revenue after the coronavirus pandemic emptied beds and ended a large number of medical procedures, according to the budget presentation given to the UConn Board of Trustees. According to figures, patient revenue to UConn Health tanked by almost 50 percent during ...
The Hits Just Keep On Coming
The hits just keep on coming for Obamacare. Despite some happy talk from Gov. Dan Malloy and others, the fact is that 27,000 Connecticut residents have seen their health insurance policies cancelled in recent weeks, along with millions of Americans nationwide.
While national leaders scramble to fix the broken system, a new poll from Quinnipiac reveals that Americans are fed up with Obamacare. 55% of Americans now say they oppose Obamacare in the wake of the new program’s disastrous launch.
Quinnipiac shows young voters disapproving of Obama 54 percent to 36 percent and Hispanics disapproving 47 percent to 41 percent. Both groups rate him negatively on the economy, the federal budget, immigration, foreign policy and health care. Bare majorities, 51 percent of both groups, says Obama cares about people like them. Obamacare, popular among both groups in 2012, is now an Obama albatross. Young voters oppose it 51 percent to 42 percent and Hispanics 50 percent to 44 percent. Majorities of both groups give Obama negative ratings on health care.
Even more significant, a majority of Americans now say that President Obama has not been competent in running the government.
The COVID-19 pandemic has rightly led to high praise and support by lawmakers and state officials for hospitals that face potentially overwhelming numbers of infected patients and for small businesses that have been forced to close their doors to the public, but that support comes after years of policies that ...