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Professors Barry Furrow and Robert Field Review Supreme Court Health Care Case at UPenn Law

March 29, 2012

Professors Barry Furrow and Robert Field presented “The Fate of the Affordable Care Act” at the University of Pennsylvania Law School on March 28.

Furrow and Field were joined by Penn Law Professor Theodore Ruger, who writes in the area of health and pharmaceutical regulation. The speakers reflected on the arguments made before the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Care Act case. Field and Furrow also shared their thoughts on the future of the health care in the U.S.

Furrow is a nationally known expert on health law whose research focuses on health care policy, regulation and finance, patient safety, patient privacy, mental health, provider accountability, medical ethics and bioethics, and legal issues of pain management. His recent article "Regulating Patient Safety: The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act" appears in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Field, a nationally recognized expert on health policy and public health law whose research focuses on ethical issues in managed care, public policy and legal facets of health care reform and genetic screening, was actually in the courtroom to cover a pivotal day of arguments on March 27, on behalf of the Philadelphia Inquirer. Click here.