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Business, Ethics and American Healthcare Reform

The Affordable Care Act has the potential to dramatically impact some of the largest industries in the United States and, as a result, has raised deep concerns from members in the business, religious, and political communities. Proponents of large-scale healthcare reform anticipate improvements in social justice, quality of life and economic stability for millions of Americans, while critics predict economic disaster and the oppression of religious believers who reject the law's contraceptive coverage mandate. To make sense of this complex and profoundly important issue, the Boisi Center joins with the schools of law and management to bring together distinguished experts in business, law, ethics and theology for a robust conversation.

Format: Panel

Presenter(s): M. Cathleen Kaveny, Boston College, John LaMattina, PureTech Ventures, Peter Markell, Partners HealthCare, Eric H. Schultz, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Sponsored by: The Boisi Center, Boston College Law School, Carroll School of Management

Date: April 24, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

Location: Fulton Hall, Room 511