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Insurance Mandate

The Democratization of Health Care: The Higgs Field and Health Care Reform

Gary Puckrein | Posted 09.23.2012 | Politics
Gary Puckrein

Our ancestors were obliged to accept maintenance of their health and well-being as a baffling, random struggle where chance routinely overrode knowledge and skill. Medical science is teaching us that we can reverse that relationship.

The Supreme Court's Missed Opportunity to Treat Health and Death With Dignity

Leslie Gerwin | Posted 06.15.2012 | Politics
Leslie Gerwin

Even if the taxpayers accept the libertarian vision of simply acquiescing in the deaths of the untreated poor, they will still have to pony up to cover the ever-increasing costs of disposing of the bodies.

Engaging The Birth Control Question: Revitalizing Our Discourse, Protecting Our Freedom

Peter Dziedzic | Posted 05.29.2012 | Religion
Peter Dziedzic

Healthcare reform is needed, but are we willing, in the process, to sacrifice religious freedoms and ignore the moral objections of religious communities?

Ryan Grim

Health Care Mandate Will Affect Surprisingly Few People

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Just 2 percent of the U.S. population would be subject to the aspect of health care reform at the center of a constitutional challenge b...

Why the Insurance "Mandate" Is a Bogus Issue

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

What makes the right's assault on the mandate so disingenuous is that virtually everyone in America -- from "Tea Party" adherents to supporters of Single Payer -- agrees that no one should be denied health care when they need it.

Obama Retreats On Health Care Reform Bill

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and congressional allies signaled Wednesday they may try to scale back his sweeping health care overhaul to ...

A Health Insurance Mandate and Corporate Monopoly

Zack Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Zack Cooper

The only way to go from sickness care to health promotion is with both tougher regulation of insurance companies and a meaningful mandate for individuals to buy health insurance.