With the debate over the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act raging, you might be interested in researching the act. The library has 36 titles that are tagged with the subject, United States and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Listed below are a few of those titles.
Purva H. Rawal, The Affordable Care Act: Examining the Facts (2016).
This is the first reference book to provide a detailed assessment of the Affordable Care Act, explaining the realities and myths surrounding one of the most divisive political struggles in recent U.S. history. This is an e-book. If you are off campus, you will need to implement the proxy instructions in a web browser.
Steven Brill, America’s bitter pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix our Broken Healthcare System (2015).
This book details 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.
Josh Blackman, Unraveled: Obamacare, Religious Liberty, and Executive Power (2016).
Six years after its enactment, this book provides the definitive account of the battle to stop Obamacare from being ‘woven into the fabric of America’. Unraveled is essential reading to understand the future of the Affordable Care Act in America’s gridlocked government in 2016, and beyond. This is an e-book. If you are off campus, you will need to implement the proxy instructions in a web browser.
Josh Blackman, Unprecedented: The Constitutional Challenge to Obamacare (2013).
This inside story of the legal challenge to Obamacare from a conservative constitutional lawyer involved in the movement is a mixture of legal, political, and media intrigue capped by a truly consequential Supreme Court decision.