The Vitals

Burgess, Tiberi Push To Repeal Individual Mandate As Open Enrollment Nears

September 12, 2017
The Republican chairs of the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means health subcommittees are trying to move the ball forward on repeal of the individual mandate -- the provision of the Affordable Care Act that, though unpopular, analysts and state governors agree needs to stay in place until Congress can agree on some other continuous coverage provision. Reps. Michael Burgess (R-TX) of E&C and Pati Tiberi (R-OH) of W&M introduced legislation to repeal the mandate, and Burgess in...

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