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The Resource The Affordable Care Act : examining the facts, Purva H. Rawal ; foreword by Len Nichols

The Affordable Care Act : examining the facts, Purva H. Rawal ; foreword by Len Nichols

Label
The Affordable Care Act : examining the facts
Title
The Affordable Care Act
Title remainder
examining the facts
Statement of responsibility
Purva H. Rawal ; foreword by Len Nichols
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "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. Uses nonpartisan sources of information that include studies and reports to assess the claims, beliefs, and assumptions about Obamacare Draws from credible research sources--such as the Center for Disease Control and the Government Accounting Office--to question or uphold beliefs Provides an evidence-based examination of dozens of the most prominent claims about the Affordable Care Act"--
  • "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"--
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  • Provided by publisher
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Cataloging source
N$T
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Rawal, Purva H
Dewey number
368.38/200973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.D44
LC item number
R39 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
WA 33 AA1
Series statement
Contemporary Debates
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Health care reform
  • Medical care, Cost of
  • Health insurance
  • Health Care Reform
  • Insurance, Health
  • United States
  • United States
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Health Care Issues
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Government / National
  • Health care reform
  • Health insurance
  • Medical care, Cost of
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Insurance / Risk Assessment & Management
Label
The Affordable Care Act : examining the facts, Purva H. Rawal ; foreword by Len Nichols
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; How to Use This Book; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Passage and Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Q1. Did President Obama and Democrats "Ram" the Affordable Care Act through Congress and into Law?; Q2. Did the Affordable Care Act Include "Backroom Deals" with Industry to Ensure Passage?; Q3. Did the Affordable Care Act Include Major Provisions and Elements That Had Previously Received Support from Republicans?; Q4. Did the Failure of the Initial Affordable Care Act Website Rollout Threaten the Future of the Affordable Care Act Itself?
  • Q5. Do Affordable Care Act Implementation Delays Prove the Law Is a Failure?Q6. Did Congress Intend to Provide Subsidies Only to Individuals Purchasing Coverage through State-Based Exchanges-and Not the Federal Exchange?; 2 Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Federal and State Budgets; Q7. Did the Affordable Care Act Increase the Size of the Federal Deficit?; Q8. Does the Price Tag of the Affordable Care Act Exceed 2 Trillion?; Q9. Is the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion Crafted So That Individual States Bear Very Little of the Cost?
  • Q10. Can the Reductions in Medicare Costs Contained in the Affordable Care Act Finance Coverage Expansion and Extend the Life of the Program?Q11. Is the Affordable Care Act Bending the Health Care "Cost Curve"?; Q12. Will the Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Result in Rationing in Medicare?; 3 Consumer Choices and the Affordable Care Act; Q13. Were People Satisfied with Their Insurance Policies Able to Keep Those Policies under the Affordable Care Act?; Q14. Did the Affordable Care Act Contain Provisions for "Death Panels"?
  • Q15. Will the Affordable Care Act's New Entity on Comparative Effectiveness Research Lead to Rationing of Care?Q16. Under the Affordable Care Act, Do Individuals Have More Limited Choices in the Physicians They See for Medical Care?; Q17. Do the Essential Health Benefits Requirements Contained in the Affordable Care Act Require More Comprehensive Coverage to Be Made Available to Consumers?; Q18. Will the Affordable Care Act Reduce the Number of Private Medicare Advantage Plans for Seniors?; 4 Employer-Sponsored Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
  • Q19. Will the Affordable Care Act Accelerate the Erosion of Employer-Sponsored Insurance in America?Q20. Is the Affordable Care Act a "Job Killer"?; Q21. Has the Affordable Care Act Increased Health Care Costs for Businesses?; Q22. Does the Affordable Care Act Actually Help Small Businesses by Reducing Administrative Costs and Premium Volatility?; Q23. Are Employers Changing or Limiting the Health Coverage Options They Provide to Employees in Response to the Affordable Care Act?; Q24. Does the Affordable Care Act Reduce "Job Lock" and Promote Entrepreneurship?
Control code
934514386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440834431
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
73336981-49d8-4e0e-abfc-c4d6829aaccf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)934514386
Label
The Affordable Care Act : examining the facts, Purva H. Rawal ; foreword by Len Nichols
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; How to Use This Book; Foreword; Introduction; 1 Passage and Implementation of the Affordable Care Act; Q1. Did President Obama and Democrats "Ram" the Affordable Care Act through Congress and into Law?; Q2. Did the Affordable Care Act Include "Backroom Deals" with Industry to Ensure Passage?; Q3. Did the Affordable Care Act Include Major Provisions and Elements That Had Previously Received Support from Republicans?; Q4. Did the Failure of the Initial Affordable Care Act Website Rollout Threaten the Future of the Affordable Care Act Itself?
  • Q5. Do Affordable Care Act Implementation Delays Prove the Law Is a Failure?Q6. Did Congress Intend to Provide Subsidies Only to Individuals Purchasing Coverage through State-Based Exchanges-and Not the Federal Exchange?; 2 Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Federal and State Budgets; Q7. Did the Affordable Care Act Increase the Size of the Federal Deficit?; Q8. Does the Price Tag of the Affordable Care Act Exceed 2 Trillion?; Q9. Is the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid Expansion Crafted So That Individual States Bear Very Little of the Cost?
  • Q10. Can the Reductions in Medicare Costs Contained in the Affordable Care Act Finance Coverage Expansion and Extend the Life of the Program?Q11. Is the Affordable Care Act Bending the Health Care "Cost Curve"?; Q12. Will the Affordable Care Act's Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) Result in Rationing in Medicare?; 3 Consumer Choices and the Affordable Care Act; Q13. Were People Satisfied with Their Insurance Policies Able to Keep Those Policies under the Affordable Care Act?; Q14. Did the Affordable Care Act Contain Provisions for "Death Panels"?
  • Q15. Will the Affordable Care Act's New Entity on Comparative Effectiveness Research Lead to Rationing of Care?Q16. Under the Affordable Care Act, Do Individuals Have More Limited Choices in the Physicians They See for Medical Care?; Q17. Do the Essential Health Benefits Requirements Contained in the Affordable Care Act Require More Comprehensive Coverage to Be Made Available to Consumers?; Q18. Will the Affordable Care Act Reduce the Number of Private Medicare Advantage Plans for Seniors?; 4 Employer-Sponsored Insurance and the Affordable Care Act
  • Q19. Will the Affordable Care Act Accelerate the Erosion of Employer-Sponsored Insurance in America?Q20. Is the Affordable Care Act a "Job Killer"?; Q21. Has the Affordable Care Act Increased Health Care Costs for Businesses?; Q22. Does the Affordable Care Act Actually Help Small Businesses by Reducing Administrative Costs and Premium Volatility?; Q23. Are Employers Changing or Limiting the Health Coverage Options They Provide to Employees in Response to the Affordable Care Act?; Q24. Does the Affordable Care Act Reduce "Job Lock" and Promote Entrepreneurship?
Control code
934514386
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440834431
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
73336981-49d8-4e0e-abfc-c4d6829aaccf
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)934514386

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