Patterico's Pontifications

4/4/2006

The Future of Healthcare?

Filed under: General,Law,Politics — SoCalLawyer @ 7:49 pm

[Posted by SoCalLawyer]

Yahoo! News reports:

Massachusetts lawmakers overwhelmingly approved an ambitious health-care bill on Tuesday that would make it the first U.S. state to require nearly all residents to be insured or face penalties.

The bill, which comes as traditional employer-based coverage is shrinking nationwide, will provide health care to about 95 percent of the state’s half million uninsured residents by 2009, state officials said. (more…)


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