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Safety Net Plans Blast Lawmakers For Ignoring State Lessons On Mandate

November 30, 2017
The Association of Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP) is urging Congress to reject the GOP tax bill over the inclusion of the individual mandate repeal and other provisions, pointing out in a Thursday statement that the individual insurance market has collapsed in every state that attempted to require issuers accept all applicants without also mandating that consumers purchase coverage. “What’s the value in federalism if we willfully ignore the lessons it provides?” ACAP CEO Margaret Murray asks in a statement.“It’s often...


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