Raising Women’s Voices

To mandate or not to mandate…

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on June 4, 2009

The Washington Post today reported on President Obama’s new interest in a national mandate (similar to the mandate in Massachusetts) requiring all citizens to have health insurance. This had previously been something he had criticized other presidential candidates for during the campaign. He says that the committees working on health reform are “moving towards a principle of shared responsibility — making every American responsible for having health insurance coverage, and asking that employers share in the costs” and that a mandate may be the way to go. Read the full article by Ceci Connolly here.


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