Feeling the heat: Healthcare at the center of long-simmering battles; are they set to boil over?

June 2011
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p19
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The author reflects on debates surrounding healthcare reform law in the U.S. According to author, critics claim that there is strong opposition to Representative Paul Ryan's Medicare proposal while supporters point out to the unsustainable financials for Medicare. He notes the failed effort of former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum, who is seeking a Republican presidential nomination, to attack the reform law. He also notes the potential implication of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act for employer-based health insurance.


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