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Obamacare Survival Guide
by Nick J. Tate

Overview - Congress passed it. President Obama signed it into law. The Supreme Court has ruled it constitutional. And Obama's re-election virtually ensures the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, will be implemented in full, with the prospects of wholesale repeal all but impossible.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Congress passed it. President Obama signed it into law. The Supreme Court has ruled it constitutional. And Obama's re-election virtually ensures the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare, will be implemented in full, with the prospects of wholesale repeal all but impossible. In fact, many provisions of the new law are already becoming a reality with major new regulations set to start soon. ObamaCare will affect every single American, but few know what exactly the 2,700 page law actually says. Now, the ObamaCare Survival Guide, written in plain, easy-to-read language, makes the law simple to understand and gives you the tools to navigate ObamaCare. Now, the ObamaCare Survival Guide, written in plain, easy-to-read language, makes the law simple to understand. The ObamaCare Survival Guide reveals: How currently insured people will be affected, including rising premium costs Medicare shocker: cuts in benefits, new rules New protections for the uninsured Hidden fees and levies New taxes for the affluent Small businesses: new requirements, tax credits Prescription drug users: new fees A timetable for each part of the healthcare plan Essential benefits insurance companies must provide ObamaCare's impact on long-term care Your responsibilities and penalties under the new laws How to maximize your future healthcare dollars The cost to you as a consumer And much, much more . . .

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780893348625
  • ISBN-10: 0893348627
  • Publisher: Humanix Books
  • Publish Date: October 2012
  • Page Count: 229


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Books > Health & Fitness > Health Care Issues
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  • Reviewed in: Publishers Weekly, page .
  • Review Date: 2012-11-12
  • Reviewer: Staff

Boldly one-sided in this presidential election year, this book lobs stink bombs from the start at president Obama and the Democratic Party. Journalist Tate (The Sick Building Syndrome) lays out at the beginning who he thinks will benefit from the Healthcare Reform Act: essentially, no one, except the uninsured. And taxpayers will be harmed. Tate's leaps of logic are frequent; acknowledging, for instance, that life expectancy in the U.S. is lower than that of 36 other advanced nations, he says it is still higher than the world average, implying that it's reasonable to compare American lifespan with that of the world's poorest nations. He states that a focus on prevention, and required preventive screening, will increase costs, though many major insurance companies already pay 100% of the cos of these test in the belief that an ounce of prevention costs less than a pound of cure for, say, breast or cervical cancer. Tate covers many key points that should be clarified in an intelligent discussion about health care in the United States. Unfortunately, in undermining his credibility with his blatant animus, he will feed political arguments rather than intelligent discussions. (Oct.)

 
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