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James C. Capretta

James C. Capretta

New Atlantis Contributing Editor James C. Capretta is an expert on health care and entitlement policy, with years of experience in both the executive and legislative branches of government. E-mail: jcapretta@aei.org.


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Obamacare's Mandate Meltdown 

Jeffrey Anderson and I have a column in the New York Post on why the individual mandate is unlikely to persuade Americans to buy into the Obamacare exchanges.

The ObamaCare law thus made insurance a less valuable product for most people, even as it pushed up the cost of buying it.

The coercion of the individual mandate was supposed to balance the equation, but it’s far too weak to do so — and it’s getting weaker each time the administration proclaims another exemption.

You can read the rest of the column here.

 

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