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Multcolib Research Picks: Health Care in the U.S., Past and Present

Health Care
Health Care (Book - 2012 ) 362.1 H433h 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Part of the "Opposing Viewpoints" series, this book presents arguments on all sides of the health care and Affordable Care Act debates.

Health Care
Health Care (Book - 2012 ) 362.1 H4343g 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:This collection of essays discuss and critique various models of health care in countries around the world, in both developing and developed areas.

Obamacare Survival Guide
Obamacare Survival Guide By Tate, Nick J. (Book - 2012 ) 362.10973 T217o 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:The author of this book gives a "plain-English” explanation of the Affordable Care Act and how it will affect patients and consumers, and offers a conservative critique of the legislation.

Health Care for Some
Health Care for Some Rights and Rationing in the United States Since 1930 By Hoffman, Beatrix Rebecca (Book - 2012 ) 362.1 H6991h 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book gives a critical look at the history and causes of unequal access to healthcare in the U.S., and puts a human face on the people who have been affected by access (or lack of it) over the years.

Remedy and Reaction
Remedy and Reaction The Peculiar American Struggle Over Health Care Reform By Starr, Paul (Book - 2011 ) 362.10973 S7963r 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book by a Pulitzer Prize-winning author looks at the long struggle in the U.S. toward universal health care, and how partisanship and politics have long been an obstacle to change.

Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care
Power, Politics, and Universal Health Care The Inside Story of A Century-long Balttle By Altman, Stuart H. (Book - 2011 ) 362.10973 A4687p 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:Altman provides an account of the historical fight for universal health care, from Franklin Roosevelt to Obama.

Health Care Reform
Health Care Reform What It Is, Why It's Necessary, How It Works By Gruber, Jonathan (Book - 2011 ) GN 362.1042 GRUBER 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This comic book presents a good background to the Affordable Care Act in an understandable, graphic format.

Getting It Done
Getting It Done How Obama and Congress Finally Broke the Stalemate to Make Way for Health Care Reform By Daschle, Thomas (Book - 2010 ) 362.10425 D2296g 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Senator Tom Daschle provides an account of the legislative wrangling that led to the passage of the Affordable Care Act, written by someone who was there.

Landmark
Landmark The Inside Story of America's New Health Care Law and What It Means for Us All (Book - 2010 ) 344.730321 L2578 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This book by the staff of the Washington Post is a guide to the Affordable Care Act that covers how the law was passed, what it means for consumers, and a summary of the law itself.

Jonas' Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System
Jonas' Introduction to the U.S. Health Care System By Goldsteen, Raymond L. (Book - 2013 ) 362.10973 G6244j 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:If you want a thorough, academic overview of health care in the U.S., this textbook presents a “concise and balanced introduction” to it and is often used to introduce the subject at colleges or to medical students.

Annotation:You can read the full-text of the 2010 Affordable Care Act on this website from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

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These books present various overviews and arguments about the struggle over health care in the United States, up to and including the 2010 Affordable Care Act.


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