The Supreme Court and the Affordable Care Act: Milestone or Detour on the Road to Universal Coverage?
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This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Annals of internal medicine
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22777567
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-157-7-201210020-00509
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Supreme Court Decisions
Decisions made by the United States Supreme Court.
Standard Of Care
The minimum acceptable patient care, based on statutes, court decisions, policies, or professional guidelines.
Off-road Motor Vehicles
Motorized, recreational vehicles used on non-public roads. They include all-terrain vehicles, dirt-bikes, minibikes, motorbikes, trailbikes, and snowmobiles. Excludes MOTORCYCLES, which are considered public road vehicles.
Progressive Patient Care
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act
An Act prohibiting a health plan from establishing lifetime limits or annual limits on the dollar value of benefits for any participant or beneficiary after January 1, 2014. It permits a restricted annual limit for plan years beginning prior to January 1, 2014. It provides that a health plan shall not be prevented from placing annual or lifetime per-beneficiary limits on covered benefits. The Act sets up a new competitive health insurance market giving tens of millions of Americans the same choices of insurance that members of Congress will have. It aims to bring greater accountability to health care and to control cost of health insurance premiums.
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