Such a prospect strikes opponents as counter-productive, by financially penalizing those that cannot obtain insurance because of poor finances.
First, the Senate President Robert Travaglini called for a plan to reduce the number of uninsured by half.
A few days later, Governor Romney announced that he would propose a plan to cover virtually all the uninsured.
The law was amended significantly in 2008 and twice in 2010 to make it consistent with the federal Affordable Care Act.
Major revisions related to health care industry price controls were passed in August 2012, and the employer mandate was repealed in 2013 in favor of the federal mandate (even though enforcement of the federal mandate was delayed until January 2015).
on the latest applicable one of the following dates: the Master Policy Effective Date; the date of eligibility; or the date of enrollment in this plan. following the date we receive the insurance enrollment form and required premium through registration at Jackson State University.under a health plan that is compliant with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
If the health plan does not include medical evacuation and repatriation, a rider must be purchased providing coverage at equal limits to the 14 business days once the waiver has been approved to process a refund through your tuition and fees.
Yet, opponents worry about mandates violating individual and constitutional rights.
They argue that an individual living in a society should not be forced to buy insurance "just because they are alive".
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation sponsored a study, "Roadmap to Coverage," to expand coverage to everyone in the Commonwealth.
Attention focused on the House when then-Massachusetts House Speaker Salvatore Di Masi, speaking at a Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation Roadmap To Coverage forum in October 2005, pledged to pass a bill through the House by the end of the session.
The Connector acts as an insurance broker to offer free, highly subsidized and full-price private insurance plans to residents, including through its web site.