Why ObamaCare is Wrong for America: How the New Health Care Law Drives Up Costs, Puts Government in Charge of Your Decisions, and Threatens Your Constitutional Rights
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Why ObamaCare is Wrong for America: How the New Health Care Law Drives Up Costs, Puts Government in Charge of Your Decisions, and Threatens Your Constitutional Rights

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Most people initially had high hopes for health reform. There clearly are problems that must be fixed. The president had promised that if reform passed, everyone would be able to get health insurance, costs would go down, and we would be able to keep both our doctors and our coverage. And we were told that reform would even cut the deficit and make Medicare stronger.

But th...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published March 22nd 2011 by Broadside Books
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I give this book three stars. Obamacare is definitely not flawless but the authors of this book did not put one single good word about it, and even some constructive efforts - such as increased record keeping - are bashed as increased red tape and what not. The authors' discussion about the deterioration of the primary care workforce is not fair either as they did not discuss why that workforce is currently not sufficient to begin with, such as disparities in their compensation compared to those...more
Elise Conner
This book did a very good job of helping me to understand what is in the new healthcare law as well as the general structure of the healthcare industry - which is often overwhelming to me.

On that front, the book was very informative and an easy read. However, each chapter outlined the law's effects on a certain group of individuals so it often repeated itself if a certain component of the law affected more than one group.

Overall, I am glad that I read it and have a more clear understanding of th...more
Jocelyn Joubert
Top 5 Best Books I have ever read.
Eileen Kenah
While I agree with the topic, I had to stop reading this book because it was so repetitive. It kept saying the same thing over and over again.
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Grace-Marie Turner is president of the Galen Institute, a public policy research organization that she founded in 1995 to promote an informed debate over free-market ideas for health reform.

She has been instrumental in developing and promoting ideas for reform that transfer power over health care decisions to doctors and patients. She speaks and writes extensively about incentives to promote a mor...more
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