Why Hasn’t California Taken Steps To Enact Its Own Individual Mandate?
Studies have found that if the state does not step in, up to a million Californians could go without health care because the federal individual mandate has been zeroed out. But lawmakers are hesitant to enact a state-level mandate without also making health insurance cheaper for residents.
State Explores How To Counteract End Of Obamacare Mandate‚ Or Risk A Million More Californians Without Health Insurance
Obamacare has led to a record number of Californians having medical coverage. But a new study warns that if the state does nothing to counteract the Trump administration’s moves to undermine Obamacare, up to 1 million more Californians could be without health insurance within the next five years. (Aguilera, 12/7)