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The Resource Reinventing American health care : how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system, Ezekiel J. Emanuel

Reinventing American health care : how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system, Ezekiel J. Emanuel

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Reinventing American health care : how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system
Title
Reinventing American health care
Title remainder
how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system
Statement of responsibility
Ezekiel J. Emanuel
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Health care is the largest employer in America, one of the largest perceived drains on the budget of the Federal government, a system with the capacity to bankrupt entire state economies, and one of the areas of personal expenditure that gives individual American citizens most financial anxiety. It matters like almost no other dimension of the government and private sector. Yet the system is widely misunderstood, and is a confusing maze to most of us who feel crushed by its complexities quite as much as we feel served by its doctors and nurses. Reinventing American Health Care explains why the American health care system is the way it is (why, for instance hospitals are so dominant), and the five problems that confront any attempt at reform. Teddy Roosevelt, FDR, Truman, Kennedy and Nixon all came to power promising universal coverage, and all failed. Emanuel explains how this happened by way of showing how extraordinary the passage of the Affordable Care Act was: it completely bucked the trend, in the face of some very tough political circumstances. With his unique insider's view, Emanuel explains why the Affordable Care Act took the shape it did, and in particular examines the political role of the American Medical Association. He then projects how the ACA will affect health care in the future, laying out the likely areas where further reform will be necessary"--Provided by publisher
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DNLM/DLC
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1957-
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Emanuel, Ezekiel J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Health insurance
  • Health care reform
Label
Reinventing American health care : how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system, Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-355) and index
Contents
How did we get here? -- The structure of the American health care system -- How Americans get their health care -- Five problems with the American health care system -- The surprising history of health care reform in the United States -- Enacting the Affordable Care Act -- What the Supreme Court said -- What is in the Affordable Care Act? -- What does the ACA mean for me? -- The ACA Dashboards -- Health care reform 2.0 -- Six megatrends in health care
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 380 p.
Isbn
9781610393454
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013049343
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865544011
  • (OCoLC)ocn865544011
  • 640557
Label
Reinventing American health care : how the Affordable Care Act will improve our terribly complex, blatantly unjust, outrageously expensive, grossly inefficient, error prone system, Ezekiel J. Emanuel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-355) and index
Contents
How did we get here? -- The structure of the American health care system -- How Americans get their health care -- Five problems with the American health care system -- The surprising history of health care reform in the United States -- Enacting the Affordable Care Act -- What the Supreme Court said -- What is in the Affordable Care Act? -- What does the ACA mean for me? -- The ACA Dashboards -- Health care reform 2.0 -- Six megatrends in health care
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 380 p.
Isbn
9781610393454
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013049343
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)865544011
  • (OCoLC)ocn865544011
  • 640557

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