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Offline AbaraXas

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Howard Dean: Individual mandate in Obamacare wasn't necessary
« on: December 30, 2013, 12:37:51 PM »
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Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean said Monday that the mandate in President Obama’s health care law stipulating that virtually all Americans must buy health insurance or pay a fine wasn’t necessary.

Mr. Dean said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that the number of younger, healthier people enrolling in Obamacare — who will theoretically broaden the risk pool of those in the insurance marketplace — “doesn’t really matter that much.”

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Re: Howard Dean: Individual mandate in Obamacare wasn't necessary
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2013, 12:44:49 PM »

Depends on how fast you want to bankrupt the insurance cos and move to the single-payer gov't model...


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Re: Howard Dean: Individual mandate in Obamacare wasn't necessary
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2013, 12:46:42 PM »
I guess doctor Dean didn't bother to take an economics class in college.
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