Health Care Reform and American Politics (Innbundet)

What Everyone Needs to Know

Serie: What Everyone Needs to Know 

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2016
Antall sider: 240
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: What Everyone Needs to Know
ISBN/EAN: 9780190262037
Kategori: Økonomi og ledelse
Omtale: Health Care Reform and American Politics
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act signed by President Obama in March 2010 is a landmark in U.S. social legislation, and the Supreme Court's recent decision upholding the Act has ensured that it will remain the law of the land. The new law extends health insurance to nearly all Americans, fulfilling a century-long quest and bringing the United States to parity with other industrial nations. Affordable Care aims to control rapidly rising health care costs and promises to make the United States more equal, reversing four decades of rising disparities between the very rich and everyone else. Millions of people of modest means will gain new benefits and protections from insurance company abuses - and the tab will be paid by privileged corporations and the very rich. How did such a bold reform effort pass in a polity wracked by partisan divisions and intense lobbying by special interests? What does Affordable Care mean-and what comes next? In this updated edition of Health Care Reform and

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