Insurance carriers are dismayed that the individual mandate is being repealed for the simple reason that the ability of individuals to opt out of coverage will cause a negative spiral in health care costs, as the pool of covered people devolve into those who are more in need of services. Some states, however, including California, are fighting back and considering a state mandated mandate. We shall see.
It ain’t over til it’s over – the mandates may live on in states
March 20, 2018
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