Loading, please wait...

product description page

Affordable Care Act : Examining the Facts (Hardcover) (Ph.D. Purva H. Rawal)

Affordable Care Act : Examining the Facts (Hardcover) (Ph.D. Purva H. Rawal) - image 1 of 1

About this item

"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
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Abc-Clio Inc
Author: Ph.D. Purva H. Rawal
Language: English
Street Date: January 18, 2016
TCIN: 23937007
UPC: 9781440834424
Item Number (DPCI): 247-49-8195
If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.
not available
Not in stores

Ratings & reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.

*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.