It took a century or so, but comprehensive healthcare reform legislative was finally enacted.
Memorable Covers: The moment it all changed
March 29, 2010
Headlined “This is it,” this issue's cover story and more than a dozen extra pages detailed the broad framework of the new Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and how some of the many provisions in the law will affect various sectors of the healthcare industry. The coverage begins: “Hospitals, doctors and other providers view the nation's largest overhaul of the healthcare system in nearly 50 years as a positive step—while bracing themselves for significant changes in the way they get paid and how they deliver care to patients.”
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