America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

America's Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Backroom Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System

Steven Brill


NEW YORK occasions BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES impressive publication • America’s sour Pill is Steven Brill’s acclaimed ebook on how the reasonable Care Act, or Obamacare, used to be written, the way it is being carried out, and, most crucial, the way it is changing—and failing to change—the rampant abuses within the healthcare undefined. It’s a fly-on-the-wall account of the big struggle to move a 961-page legislations aimed toward solving America’s biggest, such a lot dysfunctional undefined. It’s a penetrating chronicle of the way the profiteering that Brill first pointed out in his trailblazing Time journal hide tale maintains, regardless of Obamacare. And it's the first entire, within account of the way President Obama persisted to push during the legislations, yet then did not take care of the employees incompetence and turf wars that crippled its implementation.
 
yet accidentally America’s sour Pill finally ends up being a lot more—because as Brill used to be finishing this ebook, he needed to suffer pressing open-heart surgical procedure. therefore, this additionally turns into the tale of ways one sufferer who thinks he is aware every little thing approximately healthcare “policy” rethinks it from a health facility gurney—and combines that perception along with his remarkable reporting. the outcome: a shocking new imaginative and prescient of ways we will repair American healthcare in order that it stops draining the financial institution bills of our households and our companies, and the federal treasury.
 
Praise for America’s sour Pill
 
“A travel de strength . . . a entire and certainly livid consultant to the political panorama of yankee healthcare . . . persuasive, shocking.”The manhattan Times
 
“An full of life, picaresque, narrative clarification of a lot of what has occurred within the final seven years of wellbeing and fitness coverage . . . [Brill] has pulled off anything extraordinary.”—The ny occasions publication Review
 
“A thunderous indictment of what Brill refers to because the ‘toxicity of our profiteer-dominated healthcare system.’ ”Los Angeles Times
 
“A sweeping and lively new publication [that] chronicles the unusually juicy story of reform.”The day-by-day Beast
 
“One of crucial books of our time.”—Walter Isaacson
 
“Superb . . . Brill has completed the probably impossible—written a thrilling ebook in regards to the American health and wellbeing system.”The New York overview of Books

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