The Resource America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system, Steven Brill

America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system, Steven Brill

Label
America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system
Title
America's bitter pill
Title remainder
money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system
Statement of responsibility
Steven Brill
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author presents a sweeping narrative of how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing--and failing to change--the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Brill, Steven
Dewey number
362.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
RA395.A3
LC item number
B75 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States.
  • Medical care
  • Medical policy
  • Health care reform
  • Health insurance
Target audience
adult
Label
America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system, Steven Brill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [471]-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking up from the gurney -- Center stage -- Max, Barack, Hillary, Billy, and the gathering consensus -- "This is what I thought the Senate would be like" -- A new president commits, and his camp divides -- Every lobbyist's favorite date -- Punting to Capitol Hill -- Deal time -- Behind closed doors : White House turf wars, industry deals, and Senate wrangling -- The Tea Party summer, "I'm feeling lucky," and "You lie" -- Snow jobs, poison pills, and Botox -- New trouble, then Mount Everest -- In Washington "everything is slipping," but not in Kentucky -- An Office becomes a Center, and it matters -- Meantime, outside the beltway... -- Waiting for Obamacare -- A guy in jeans, red lights, and a "train wreck" -- Two months to go -- Thirty days to go -- The crash -- Meltdown in D.C., dancing on eight toes in Kentucky, and frustration in Ohio -- The rescue -- The finish line -- Stuck in the jalopy
Control code
ocn884298042
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 512 pages
Isbn
9780812996951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
362.1 B769 ; XX-N ; [A14BP107, #55, 5@28.00, ES/JKS] ; [P14BP808, #9, 9@28.00, LAP/css ]
System control number
(OCoLC)884298042
Label
America's bitter pill : money, politics, backroom deals, and the fight to fix our broken healthcare system, Steven Brill
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [471]-490) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Looking up from the gurney -- Center stage -- Max, Barack, Hillary, Billy, and the gathering consensus -- "This is what I thought the Senate would be like" -- A new president commits, and his camp divides -- Every lobbyist's favorite date -- Punting to Capitol Hill -- Deal time -- Behind closed doors : White House turf wars, industry deals, and Senate wrangling -- The Tea Party summer, "I'm feeling lucky," and "You lie" -- Snow jobs, poison pills, and Botox -- New trouble, then Mount Everest -- In Washington "everything is slipping," but not in Kentucky -- An Office becomes a Center, and it matters -- Meantime, outside the beltway... -- Waiting for Obamacare -- A guy in jeans, red lights, and a "train wreck" -- Two months to go -- Thirty days to go -- The crash -- Meltdown in D.C., dancing on eight toes in Kentucky, and frustration in Ohio -- The rescue -- The finish line -- Stuck in the jalopy
Control code
ocn884298042
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 512 pages
Isbn
9780812996951
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
362.1 B769 ; XX-N ; [A14BP107, #55, 5@28.00, ES/JKS] ; [P14BP808, #9, 9@28.00, LAP/css ]
System control number
(OCoLC)884298042

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