It will grow— substantially—in the years ahead, according to companies that make predictions. Payvision expects the payoff to happen much sooner—that cross-border e-commerce sales will reach USD billion by
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The essay summarizes key aspects of the U. The major features of the law, attempting to address problems of access to health care, quality, and cost, are explained. This essay portrays the essential features of that story and of the law that survived the battle: The major features of the law are explained, and the issues remaining to be addressed are set out.
The dilemmas stem from the fact that attempts to improve any one of the three dimensions are likely to create pressure on one or both of the other two. PPACA ambitiously seeks to address all three simultaneously — while furthering principles of justice as well.
This essay concludes that the new law will increase access to care, covering most Americans who are now uninsured and making America a somewhat more just society.
Quality improvements, some spurred by the law and others of independent origin, are also discernible on the horizon. Cost-control success cannot be predicted with confidence.
What is less well known is which segments of the population lack coverage, and how the high-cost care that does reach the public results in many respects in mediocre health outcomes.
Myths about American health care are pervasive, and factual correctives are needed. Most of the roughly 50 million uninsured are not unemployed or welfare recipients, as many believe. Rather, the majority are members of working families. Although adults under age 65 typically receive health insurance as an employment benefit, not all are so fortunate.
Most small businesses, many medium-sized firms, and even some large firms do not offer health insurance to their employees.
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Washington — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and Brazil’s National Institute for Industrial Property (INPI) agreed to establish a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program.
The pilot program will reduce patent workloads and further improve patent quality.