California eases its health insurance individual mandate requirements

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State officials loosened the law out of concern that many residents aren’t aware of the fines. Out of concerns that too many California residents don’t understand the consequences of failing to comply with the health insurance individual mandate, the law has been eased. The worry was that many Californians aren’t aware of the fines they face for failing to buy coverage. The health insurance individual mandate is meant to help encourage Californians to purchase a plan. The idea is, in part, to create an incentive to purchase a health plan…

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Health insurance research shows Americans remain uncertain as deadline approaches

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A new phone survey has indicated that the majority of adults in the U.S. are undecided about their future coverage. According to one of the latest studies conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, the majority of Americans haven’t yet decided whether they will be purchasing health insurance in order to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, or whether they would prefer to pay a penalty. The poll also indicated that in May, there remained a considerable amount of confusion about individual requirements. The team at Princeton Survey…

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