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What's Behind the Big Surge in Aurora Health Care's Profits?

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The health care environment in southeastern Wisconsin is a competitive one, with several major players vying for dominance. One of those players got a big dose of good financial news late last week.

The shot in the arm at Aurora Health Care came from a place that some may not have expected - the Affordable Care Act. Rich Kirchen is a senior reporter at the Milwaukee Business Journal and wrote Aurora Health Care profits jump 220% with Obamacare's help.

On Lake Effect, he explains what contributed to the rise in Aurora' operational profits.