TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
MAY, DAVID
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;6/13/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 24, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
61445423

 

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