Landmark : the inside story of America's new health care law and what it means for us all / the staff of the Washington Post.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Public Affairs, c2010Edition: 1st edDescription: viii, 277 p. : ill., charts ; 21 cmISBN: 9781586489342 :; 1586489348 :Other title: Inside story of America's new health care law and what it means for us all | America's new health care law and what it means for us allSubject(s): 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 StatesDDC classification: 344.7303/21 | 344.7304/1 LOC classification: KF3825 | .L36 2010b
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How we got here. 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 -- What it means for us all. The best, the worst, the future ; 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 nor ; 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 ; Paying for it : taxes, penalties and spending cuts ; The abortion fight : what the compromise means ; The rest of the story : mental health, dental, and more -- Judging success -- The law. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act ; The Health Care & Education Reconciliation Act.