After prior health reform efforts failed, the Obama administration took up the issue again, crafting a complex reform package modeled on the Massachusetts plan. Urban researchers had previously helped inform and evaluate Massachusetts's universal coverage programs, and they were called upon again to help design the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Today, Urban researchers continue to evaluate nearly every aspect of the ACA to assess whether it is working as intended and what its effects are on the economy, employers, and people.

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2010
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Health Reform
Sub Title: 
Health Reform
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