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Laura Skopec
Senior Research Associate
Health Policy Center

Laura Skopec is a senior research associate in the Urban Institute’s Health Policy Center, where her research focuses on health insurance coverage, health care access, and health care affordability, with a particular focus on the effects of the Affordable Care Act. Before joining Urban, she worked on Affordable Care Act implementation at the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation in the US Department of Health and Human Services, and on transparency in health insurance and health care at the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.

Skopec holds a BS in biopsychology and cognitive science from the University of Michigan and an MS in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University.

Research Areas
Health and health care