The Individual Insurance Mandate
Assuming it survives legal challenges, the individual insurance mandate that is part of the Affordable Care Act will take effect in 2014. Under this mandate, virtually all Americans are required to have health insurance.
But how will this mandate work? To whom will it apply? Who will be exempt from the requirement that everyone either purchase health insurance or pay a fine for failing to do so?
The Kaiser Family Foundation’s “Health Reform Source” web site considers these questions in a new article titled “The Individual Mandate: How Sweeping?” Read that article here.