A History Lesson As Three Major Health Laws Mark AnniversariesCalifornia Healthline: Taking Stock of Three Major Health Reform Laws On Their Birthdays
[S]ome health reforms merely tweak around the edges. But three laws - the 1986 Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act, the 2006 Massachusetts' health expansion and last year's health overhaul - bear closer examination this week. Why? Namely, each was a bold, substantive reform that laid the groundwork for the next one. Meanwhile, each is a celebrating a major anniversary - and there's no better time to reflect than a milestone birthday (Diamond, 4/13). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.