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The Battle Over Health Care: What Obama's Reform Means for America's Future

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As the most substantial health care reform in almost half a century, President Obama's health care overhaul was as historic as it was divisive. In its aftermath, the debate continues. Drawing on decades of experience in health care policy, health care delivery reform, and economics, Rosemary Gibson and Janardan Prasad Singh provide a non-partisan analysis of the reform and ...more
Hardcover, 190 pages
Published April 16th 2012 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (first published December 31st 2011)
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This book explains how Obamacare came to be and what its results are likely to be. It most definitely will not result in affordable care.

“The sweeping overhaul did not solve the root cause of the problem with America's health care: the unfettered power of the medical-industrial complex that has made health care unaffordable for the American people and its government.” “The real reason that Medicare is financially unsustainable: the medical-industrial complex wants to relentlessly increase reven
Basically an anti-ObamaCare book, but not because reforming healthcare is not a good idea. Authors point out that we are poised to bring the US to a financial collapse if we go ahead without reforming the healthcare delivery incentives. Draw parallels to the financial collapse of 2008.
Jim Duncan
Nicely outlines how waste in healthcare is killing the US economy.
Lauren F.

Essential reading. Incredibly disillusioning.
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Rosemary Gibson is a senior program officer at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), one of the nation’s leading health care foundations, and has spent over 20 years working with doctors, nurses and health care officials to improve health care for Americans.

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