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ENC1102 - Topic Guide - BC Online

About Health Care

“Public policy initiatives of the 1990’s to alter the administration, delivery, and cost of health care and improve accessibility for individuals who are not covered by private insurance or a public program.” (Encyclopedia of Social Issues)

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Health Care Reform

Affordable Care Act


Universal Health Care

Aged—Health and Hygiene

Medical Policy

Patient Protection




Topic Pages

Opposing Viewpoints logo

These topic pages give:

  • topic overviews
  • viewpoint essays (pros and cons)
  • academic journal articles
  • statistics
  • primary sources
  • video and audio

and much more!

Issues & Controversies logo

This topic page contains a pro/con article including:

  • background information
  • supporter arguments
  • opponents arguments
  • conclusion
  • statistics
  • further resources

and more!

CQ Researcher logo

This report includes:

  • an introductory overview
  • pro/con debates
  • background information
  • chronology on the topic
  • an assessment of the current situation
  • tables and maps
  • bibliography of key sources

Library Resources

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Health Care Reform in 2 Minutes