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More Patients Flocking To ERs Under Obamacare

by Wochit 0:30 mins

More Patients Flocking To ERs Under Obamacare

by Wochit 0:30 mins

It wasn't supposed to work this way, but since the Affordable Care Act took effect in January, Norton Hospital has seen its packed emergency room become even more crowded, with about 100 more patients a month. That 12 percent spike, many of whom aren't actually facing true emergencies — is spurring the Louisville hospital to convert a waiting room into more exam rooms.

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