The pros, cons and political climate of federal health care reform
This is the first in a four-part series on federal health care reform. Next month, part two will examine the impact of reform on medical service providers and their patients.
In a nation full of hot-button issues, few are as torrid as federal health care reform. More than a year and a half since its passage, the law — officially dubbed the Affordable Care Act but derisively called “Obamacare” by its critics — is still being fought in the courts, Congress and statehouses across the country. But for all the political and legal wrangling, the law is marching forward. (click to continue reading)