Analysis: N.Y. Insurance Market Called 'Poster Child' For Individual Mandate

Reporting for Kaiser Health News, Roni Caryn Rabin writes: "The nosedive in health insurance prices that New York officials announced earlier this week was driven by many factors, but the most important was the individual mandate, a central component of Obamacare. That's because insurers are betting they can use that often reviled requirement that takes effect Jan. 1 to nag, nudge, push and prod 2.6 million uninsured New Yorkers, especially the young and healthy, to buy coverage" (Rabin, 7/19). Read the story.

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