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Title Landmark : the inside story of America's new health-care law and what it means for us all / the staff of the Washington Post
Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2010
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib  344.7303 L2578 2010    AVAILABLE  -  30500101391913
Edition 1st ed
Descript viii, 277 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Note 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 -- 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 not -- 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 -- Paving for it : fixes, penalties, and spending cuts -- The abortion fight : what the compromise means -- The rest of the story : mental health, dental, and more
Includes index
Subject Medical care -- Law and legislation -- United States
Health insurance -- Law and legislation -- United States
Medicare -- Law and legislation
Medicaid -- Law and legislation
Health services accessibility -- Law and legislation -- United States
Long-term care facilities -- Law and legislation -- United States
Health care reform -- United States
Medical laws and legislation -- United States
Alt Author Washington Post Company
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