What's At Stake In The 2020 Election For Massachusetts: Health Care And The ACA

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With Election Day around the corner, we're continuing to look at some of the major issues facing the country, and what's at stake in this election. That includes the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which President Trump has vowed to eliminate in a second term.

Plus, with the U.S. Supreme Court set to take up a third legal challenge to the constitutionality of the ACA a week after the election, health care policy expert Stuart Altman says it's the most important thing at stake when it comes to healthcare in this election.

Stuart is a professor of National Health Policy at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, and served on President Bill Clinton's National Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare from 1997 to 1999. We speak with him about the impact of the Affordable Care Act since it was enacted in 2010 and its future.

This segment aired on October 28, 2020.

Paris Alston Host, Consider This
Paris Alston was WBUR's host of the Consider This podcast and a former producer for Radio Boston.


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Tiziana Dearing is the host of Radio Boston.



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