They provide care for a fifth of America's population, but their numbers are dwindling, due mostly to funding issues.
He vows to maintain workers' hours and benefits, saying some companies are using the law as an excuse.
The new law requires pharmaceutical companies to publicly disclose dollars they've given to physicians.
Analysts say such reductions are part of a larger business trend to trim employee costs overall, and health care is a big target.
Only a quarter of young Americans are aware of the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces. That's a big problem.
The clothing chain says cutting its workers' hours isn't tied to the new law, but that's not stopping critics and supporters from weighing in.
Despite its flaws and uncertain political future, some people argue it's successfully keeping millions of Americans out of poverty.
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