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AG: Obamacare has serious financial impacts on Guam

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - Senator Dennis Rodriguez, Jr., who heads up the Legislature's Health Care Committee, is reviewing a response he received from the AG's Office to his inquiry on the applicability of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to Guam. According to Rodriguez the AG's opinion indicates the possibility of serious financial ramifications for our island, depending upon how we proceed with the implementation of PPACA applicable to Guam.

Rodriguez saying that although he is a proponent of Obamacare he believes the federal government needs to realistically take into consideration of the unique circumstances and financial constraints faced by its territories.  The Democrat is holding a second forum discussion on Obamacare scheduled for next Thursday at 5:30pm in the Legislature's Public Hearing Room.

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