TITLE

Obamacare Won't Transform America--Yet

AUTHOR(S)
Hollander, Catherine
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
National Journal;9/28/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article assesses the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which core provision on the individual mandate for health insurance takes effect on January 1, 2014. The author claims that ACA will change the health care system and culture in the U.S. It examines other reforms in the U.S. that allegedly led to the rising costs of health care such as the rise of employer-sponsored insurance during the World War II period and the adoption of Medicare and Medicaid in 1965.
ACCESSION #
90566269

 

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