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Insurance Coverage Under the ACA: Looking Back and Peering Ahead

October 17, 2018, 5:30–7 p.m., Gleacher Center

A core goal of the Affordable Care Act was to expand insurance coverage in the United States. In his talk, Professor Mahoney will examine the evolution of insurance coverage under this influential and controversial law. He will start by providing a refresher on the ACA’s insurance coverage provisions, then provide a review of what has actually happened under the law, and conclude by discussing issues (and non-issues) moving forward. Throughout, he will point out facts and features of the law that have been missed by the media—on both the right and the left—and are key to understanding the ACA

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The Myron Scholes Global Markets Forum is part of the Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) and is generously sponsored by Myron Scholes.

Disclaimer: Students should never miss class to attend optional programming. The Deans’ Office will not support requests for absences due to participation on a trek, event, conference, or trip as excused.

Speaker Profile

Neale Mahoney is professor of economics and David G. Booth Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He is codirector of the Becker Friedman Institute Health Economics Initiative at the University of Chicago and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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