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Senate GOP Adds Individual Mandate Repeal to Tax Overhaul Plan

Economics, Health Tax & Budget, Affordable Care Act

Last night, Senate Republicans announced they will attach a provision to their tax plan that would repeal the requirement that all Americans have health insurance.

Chris Pope has been a leading critic of the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate—arguing that it “has done little to increase enrollment, to reduce insurance premiums, or to alleviate the burden of uncompensated care.

Read select material on the individual mandate by Chris Pope:

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Chris Pope is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of the new report, “The Individual Mandate Is Unnecessary and Unfair.” Follow him on Twitter here.