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The New Health Care System: Everything You Need to Know (Thomas Dunne Books)

 
 
 
 
The New Health Care System:  Everything You Need to Know (Thomas Dunne Books)
Author: David Nather
ISBN 13: 9780312649340
ISBN 10: 312649347
Edition: 1
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
Publication Date: 2010-07-20
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $12.99
 
 

A primer in plain English that explains how healthcare will work under the new legislation and how it will affect your care and your choices going forward.

Publishers Weekly

Starred Review.

Providing clear, concise answers to countless questions about sweeping health care reform signed into law by President Obama in early 2010, Nather, a senior writer for Congressional Quarterly, has created an indispensible guide. From changes in Medicare and Medicaid to issues of long-term care, from health insurance exchanges to financial assistance for premiums, Nather's handbook addresses all essential topics in a manner more thorough than anything provided so far by news sources. With easy-reference headings, tables for coverage dates, numerous web and phone resources for further facts, and more, this will be a valuable resources in the coming years as the law's changes roll into effect. In addition to the mechanics of reform, Nather addresses preventive care, medical decision-making, cost-cutting, and even paying for health care reform. His efficient, humorous, nonpartisan prose - succinct yet highly detailed - makes this an indispensable guide for anyone unsure of what "The Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act" will mean to them.
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