America s Bitter Pill Book PDF

America s Bitter Pill

  • Author : Steven Brill
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2015-01-05
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN : 9780812996968

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • America’s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill’s acclaimed book on 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. It’s a fly-on-the-wall account of the titanic fight to pass a 961-page law aimed at fixing America’s largest, most dysfunctional industry. It’s a penetrating chronicle of how the profiteering that Brill first identified in his trailblazing Time magazine cover story continues, despite Obamacare. And it is the first complete, inside account of how President Obama persevered to push through the law, but then failed to deal with the staff incompetence and turf wars that crippled its implementation. But by chance America’s Bitter Pill ends up being much more—because as Brill was completing this book, he had to undergo urgent open-heart surgery. Thus, this also becomes the story of how one patient who thinks he knows everything about healthcare “policy” rethinks it from a hospital gurney—and combines that insight with his brilliant reporting. The result: a surprising new vision of how we can fix American healthcare so that it stops draining the bank accounts of our families and our businesses, and the federal treasury. Praise for America’s Bitter Pill “A tour de force . . . a comprehensive and suitably furious guide to the political landscape of American healthcare . . . persuasive, shocking.”—The New York Times “An energetic, picaresque, narrative explanation of much of what has happened in the last seven years of health policy . . . [Brill] has pulled off something extraordinary.”—The New York Times Book Review “A thunderous indictment of what Brill refers to as the ‘toxicity of our profiteer-dominated healthcare system.’ ”—Los Angeles Times “A sweeping and spirited new book [that] chronicles the surprisingly j

The Bitter Pill Book PDF

The Bitter Pill

  • Author : Richard Sorian
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Companies Health Professions Division
  • Release Date : 1988
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 243
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106008438290

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Agriculture in the Americas Book PDF

Agriculture in the Americas

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1941
  • Genre : Agriculture
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : MINN:31951D00045071J

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Our Social World Book PDF

Our Social World

  • Author : Jeanne H. Ballantine
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release Date : 2018-11-29
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 648
  • ISBN : 9781544357775

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Our Social World Book Description :

The authors are proud sponsors of the 2020 SAGE Keith Roberts Teaching Innovations Award—enabling graduate students and early career faculty to attend the annual ASA pre-conference teaching and learning workshop. Our Social World: Introduction to Sociology inspires students to develop their sociological imaginations, to see the world and personal events from a new perspective, and to confront sociological issues on a day-to-day basis. Organized around the "Social World" model, a conceptual framework that demonstrates the relationships among individuals (the micro level); organizations, institutions, and subcultures (the meso level); and societies and global structures (the macro level), the authors use this framework to help students develop the practice of using three levels of analysis, and to view sociology as an integrated whole, rather than a set of discrete subjects. The Seventh Edition includes new coverage of climate change, the influence of robots and artificial intelligence on workers, race relations in the Trump era, transgender identity and gender fluidity, sexual harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement, declining marriage rates, the impact of tracking for students at all academic achievement levels, smoking as an example of health and inequality in the U.S., gun violence and the student movement to control access to guns, social media, and Russian interference in the 2016 election. This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo. Digital Option / Courseware SAGE Vantage is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Assignable Vide

America s Security in the 1980s Book PDF

America s Security in the 1980s

  • Author : Christoph Bertram
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1982
  • Genre : National security
  • Pages : 117
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4232517

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The Bitter Pill Book PDF

The Bitter Pill

  • Author : Fernando Vittorino Joannes
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1970
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 490
  • ISBN : UVA:X000412207

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America s Teachers Book PDF

America s Teachers

  • Author : Joseph W. Newman
  • Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
  • Release Date : 2004-12
  • Genre : Education
  • Pages : 442
  • ISBN : 0205464742

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America s Teachers Book Description :

This edition offers prospective teachers a realistic look at teaching. The writing is clear and accessible. The research base and documentation are the strongest on the market. America's Teachers is organized around four parts. Part One, Teaching as an Occupation, goes into depth on motives for teaching, the job market, teacher salaries and evaluation, trends in teacher education, teacher organizations, and legal issues. Part Two, Schools and Society, offers full chapters on the history, philosophy, sociology, and politics of education, emphasizing the effects of increasing cultural diversity. Part Three, Issues for the Twenty-First Century, explores the ongoing competition between public schools and private schools and analyzes trends in the curriculum, particularly the drive to state standards and high-stakes testing.

Bitter Pills Book PDF

Bitter Pills

  • Author : Stephen Fried
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 417
  • ISBN : UOM:39015047073591

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Bitter Pills Book Description :

Combining a personal memoir with investigative reporting, a journalist offers a critical look at the flaws in the regulation of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and the power of the international pharmaceutical industry

America s Advocate Book PDF

America s Advocate

  • Author : Eugene C. Gerhart
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1958
  • Genre : Judges
  • Pages : 545
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105043937106

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Assignment Americas Book PDF

Assignment Americas

  • Author : Purnendu Kumar Banerjee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre : Diplomats
  • Pages : 213
  • ISBN : UOM:39015052951087

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Assignment Americas Book Description :

Memoirs of Indian diplomat assignment predominantly in the United States of America from 1964-1968.

America s 1st Freedom Book PDF

America s 1st Freedom

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre : Crime prevention
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112075256070

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America s Right Turn Book PDF

America s Right Turn

  • Author : Richard A. Viguerie
  • Publisher : Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Pages : 375
  • ISBN : UOM:39015059108657

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America s Right Turn Book Description :

Liberal media activists beware! Richard A. Viguerie, venture capitalist of the conservative movement (described as funding father of the right) and David Franke, a founder of the conservative movement, detail how conservatives-shut out by the liberal mass media of the 1950s and '60s-came to power by utilizing new and alternative media, and then created their own mass media.

America s Last King Book PDF

America s Last King

  • Author : Manfred Schanfarber Guttmacher
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1941
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN : UOM:39015004184696

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America s Greatest Inventors Book PDF

America s Greatest Inventors

  • Author : John C. Patterson
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1943
  • Genre : Inventors
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : UOM:39015003720896

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America s Secondary Schools Book PDF

America s Secondary Schools

  • Author : Robert G. Andree
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1973
  • Genre : Education, Secondary
  • Pages : 260
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105031683753

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Stabilizing America s Economy Book PDF

Stabilizing America s Economy

  • Author : George A. Nikolaieff
  • Publisher : New York : H. W. Wilson Company
  • Release Date : 1972
  • Genre : Devaluation of currency
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : UOM:39015004666056

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Stabilizing America s Economy Book Description :

A collection of 30 magazine & newspaper articles dealing with various aspects of President Nixon's wage-price freeze of 1971, sometimes called the New Economic Policy.

America s Heartland Remembers Book PDF

America s Heartland Remembers

  • Author : David J. Marcou
  • Publisher : Writers Collective
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre : History
  • Pages : 212
  • ISBN : WISC:89082346495

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America s Heartland Remembers Book Description :

This is a collection of photos, poetry and prose, created by artists from the La Crosee, Wisconsin area. Biographies of the contributors are included.

Investing in America s Infrastructure Book PDF

Investing in America s Infrastructure

  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre : Infrastructure (Economics)
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN : NWU:35556025706698

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America s Today and Tomorrow Book PDF

America s Today and Tomorrow

  • Author : Horace Chapman Young
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1941
  • Genre : United States
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN : WISC:89097039234

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