Inside National Health Reform by John E. McDonoughInside National Health Reform by John E. McDonough

Inside National Health Reform

byJohn E. McDonough

Paperback | September 12, 2011

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This indispensable guide to the Affordable Care Act, our new national health care law, lends an insider’s deep understanding of policy to a lively and absorbing account of the extraordinary—and extraordinarily ambitious—legislative effort to reform the nation’s health care system. Dr. John E. McDonough, DPH, a health policy expert who served as an advisor to the late Senator Edward Kennedy, provides a vivid picture of the intense effort required to bring this legislation into law. McDonough clearly explains the ACA’s inner workings, revealing the rich landscape of the issues, policies, and controversies embedded in the law yet unknown to most Americans. In his account of these historic events, McDonough takes us through the process from the 2008 presidential campaign to the moment in 2010 when President Obama signed the bill into law. At a time when the nation is taking a second look at the ACA, Inside National Health Reform provides the essential information for Americans to make informed judgments about this landmark law.
John E. McDonough, DPH, MPA, is a professor at the Harvard School of Public Health and the first Joan H. Tisch Distinguished Fellow in Public Health at Hunter College of the City University of New York. He is the author of Experiencing Politics: A Legislator’s Stories of Government and Health Care (UC Press). Between 2008 and 2010, he...
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Title:Inside National Health ReformFormat:PaperbackDimensions:360 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.9 inPublished:September 12, 2011Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0520274520

ISBN - 13:9780520274525

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