How the Law on Health Care Reform Was Being Adopted in USA

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2011-1-35-47

F. Burdzhalov, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (

Abstract. The article develops the theme of American health care reform (the beginning see in: F. Burzhalov, Health Care Reform in the United States (Socio-Economic Aspects). “MEMO Journal”, 2010, no. 10). The author examines institutional and procedural aspects of the adoption of the law on health care, in particular how its ideas and main points were formed and promoted, what difficulties the government  encountered in doing so, what effort were undertaken to convince public opinion in the need to support the reform, etc.

Keywords: United States, American health reform, law on health care, public opinion, President Obama, compromise between Democrats and Republicans

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Burdzhalov F. How the Law on Health Care Reform Was Being Adopted in USA. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2011, no. 1, pp. 35-47.

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