The Individual Mandate for Health Insurance in the U.S.: Likely Effects of the Mandate's Potential Elimination

New RAND research finds that eliminating a key part of health care reform that requires all Americans to have health insurance would sharply lower the number of people gaining coverage, but would not dramatically increase the cost of buying policies through new insurance exchanges. RAND Economist Christine Eibner discusses the ramifications with Jeffrey Hiday, RAND's Director of Media Relations.

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