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Paul Shafer

Paul Shafer

Paul Shafer is assistant professor of Health Law, Policy, and Management at Boston University.

COMMENTARY
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Commentary: The next attack on the Affordable Care Act may cost you free preventive health care

By: and - September 9, 2021

Many Americans breathed a sigh of relief when the Supreme Court left the Affordable Care Act in place following its third major legal challenge in June 2021. This decision left widely supported policies in place, like ensuring coverage regardless of pre-existing conditions, coverage for dependents up to age 26 on their parents’ plan, and removal […]