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Affordable Care Act : Examining the Facts (Hardcover) (Ph.D. Purva H. Rawal)
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"Few laws have generated as much intense emotional and ongoing controversy as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA). The law is the culmination of a hundred years of debate, discussion, and attempts at offering near-universal coverage in the United States. Lessons learned from the past, fleeting political majorities, and new policy imperatives to improve quality and reduce ever-rising costs created an opportune policy window in 2009-2010 to pass one of the most expansive - and potentially impactful - pieces of social legislation in our nation's history. However, the very reasons that made health reform necessary and so difficult to pass are also the same reasons that the ACA has divided the nation - both politically and culturally"--
This is the first reference book to provide a detailed assessment of the Affordable Care Act, explaining the realities and myths surrounding one of the most divisive political struggles in recent U.S. history.
Number of Pages: 220
Genre: Health + Wellness, Political Science
Series Title: Contemporary Debates
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Ph.D. Purva H. Rawal
Street Date: January 18, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8195
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