xiii, 139 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9780761861843 alkaline paper 076186184X alkaline paper 9780761861850
"A Different Perspective on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provides a brief history of health insurance within the United States, offering an accessible perspective on the highly contentious Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). This book traces the political and financial conditions that led to the enactment of the Affordable Care Act. Thoroughly researched, A Different Perspective on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act details the drastic increase of health care expenditures in both state legislatures and the federal government, the fiscal strain experienced throughout the nation, and the main objectives of President Barack Obamas 2010 healthcare reform plan."--Publisher.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-139) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Background Prior to Enactment of Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Basis for TennCare Implementation A Brief History of the Financing, Costing and Economics of Health Care in the United States The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Plan Main Components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Providers in Tennessee Impact of Affordable Care Act on Insurance Companies Conclusions.
KF3605.A328201 O54 2014
Lanham, Maryland : University Press Of America,