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Health care reform and American politics

Author: Lawrence R Jacobs; Theda Skocpol
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
Series: What everyone needs to know.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence R Jacobs; Theda Skocpol
ISBN: 0199976139 9780199976133
OCLC Number: 822870429
Notes: Previous edition: 2010.
Description: ix, 221 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface ; Acknowledgements ; Introduction. A Turning Point for U.S. Health Care and Politics ; Timeline of Health Reform Events ; Chapter 1. Why Now? Broken Health Care and an Election for Change ; Chapter 2. The Year of Pitched Battles: Who Fought for What, Why, and How ; Chapter 3. How the Scott Brown Upset Strengthened Health Reform ; Chapter 4. What Did They Deliver? The Promise of Affordable Care ; Chapter 5. Will Health Care Reform Survive and Succeed? ; Glossary of Key People, Groups, Legislation, and Health Care Terms ; Endnotes
Series Title: What everyone needs to know.
Responsibility: Lawrence R. Jacobs and Theda Skocpol.

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