“The mandate has always been the most unpopular part of President Obama’s healthcare law, officially known as the Affordable Care Act.”
But wait, there’s even more fallout:
In addition to those who pay the fine rather than buy the mandated levels of insurance, 15 million people would drop their Obamacare coverage if it were legal to do so.
That’s not to say those millions don’t want healthcare, they just want to purchase what they need, not what the government wants them to have. In addition, rising healthcare costs has forced employers to lower wages for employees to cover their benefits packages, even though many would rather have a larger paycheck.
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Healthcare policy analyst Bob Laszewski believes the ongoing unpopularity of Obamacare insurance coverage raises questions about “stability in the individual-health-insurance market.” He notes that “only about 40 percent of those eligible for subsidies have signed up for coverage. In what other business or government program would such a dismal acceptance by those it was targeted to serve be considered a success?”