Individual Mandate a Focus of Debate on Health Care
Much of the health care debate between Democratic presidential candidates Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton and Barack Obama has centered on the usefulness of an individual mandate in expanding health insurance coverage, as Clinton proposes. A health care adviser to both candidates explains that the role of employers in the Clinton and Obama health care proposals is more noteworthy.
- "A Mandate Isn't Mandatory" (Hacker, Los Angeles Times, 2/26).