What do the Supreme Court hearings of President Obama’s health-care act mean? Questions about the individual mandate? What is the true cost of health-care reform in this country? Join MIT economist Jonathan Gruber at 1 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, March 28, for a live chat.
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Dr. Jonathan Gruber is a professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and director of the health-care program at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was a key architect of Massachusetts's ambitious health-reform effort and consulted extensively with the Obama administration and Congress during the development of the Affordable Care Act. He is the author of “Health Care Reform: What It Is, Why It's Necessary, How It Works,” illustrated by Nathan Schreiber.