CTNJ – Op-Ed: The Individual Mandate Was Never Necessary, But Connecticut Knew That

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Arguably the most contentious part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the individual mandate, requiring every American to secure healthcare coverage, appears to have made little difference since Congress removed the penalty last year.

Connecticut considered passing a state-level individual mandate both before the ACA and more recently as the ACA has been in peril. But the legislature decided not to pass it several times. It looks like they were right. Read more