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Under the so-called individual mandate, beginning
Not everyone without insurance would be hit with the penalty, which the
"Today's rules ensure that millions more Americans will be able to get quality health care coverage at an affordable price, that provides health security for their families and bans discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions once and for all," a
Supporters say the mandatory participation is necessary to make the system sustainable, while detractors oppose being forced to participate.
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