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Title:
Landmark : the inside story of America's new health care law and what it means for us all
Author:
Washington Post Company.
Publication Information:
New York : Public Affairs, [2010]

©2010
Physical Description:
viii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
The call of history: "We're gonna get this done" -- The house of Pelosi: deals and betrayals -- The power of one: Lieberman blocks the way -- The rescue: Obama's last chance -- The best, the worst, the future -- Priority one : expanding coverage -- The individual mandate: how it will work -- The insurers: more customers, more restrictions -- The insured: it's status quo for now -- Under thirty: joining the system, like it or nor -- The Medicare changes : dollars and doughnuts -- Long-term care: a new national option -- Delivery of care: breaking bad habits -- On the front lines: how medical practice will change -- Preventive measures: more carrots and more sticks -- In the workplace : what it means for employers -- Medicaid's expansion: the impact on the states -- Paying for it: taxes, penalties and spending cuts -- The abortion fight: what the compromise means -- The rest of the story: mental health, dental and more -- Conclusion: Judging success -- The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act -- The Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act.
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ISBN:
9781586489342
Format :
Book

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