As a small business employing 16 people in Massachusetts, which has been working under a similar health care mandate since the Romney years, I can attest that the world did not come to an end. In fact, my employees have more health care options, my low wage workers get subsidies for their share of the premiums and my overall health insurance costs have gone down! On top of that, I received refunds from my health insurance carriers due to government mandates.
I'd prefer a simple single payer system - Medicare for all - but the insurance industry and the financial services industry own our representatives.
Don't be scared of Obamacare - it's a start to a rational system controlling our health care costs and allowing everyone in the country to get a minimum level of care..
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