Romney advocated for the individual mandate in a 2009 USA Today op-ed.
And the lessons we learned in Massachusetts could help Washington find it…
Our experience also demonstrates that getting every citizen insured doesn’t have to break the bank. First, we established incentives for those who were uninsured to buy insurance. Using tax penalties, as we did, or tax credits, as others have proposed, encourages “free riders” to take responsibility for themselves rather than pass their medical costs on to others.
If he runs for president again in 2016, Mitt Romney is set to do things much differently this time around. Notably, according to The Washington Post, the 2012 Republican nominee is planning on making an effort to appear less polishe... Read Post
Mitt Romney had previously endorsed taking Romneycare's mandate to federal level in 2007 Andrew Kaczynski digs up a remarkable July 2009 op-ed from Mitt Romney in which Romney not only brags about the effectiveness of the individual... Read Post
In a 2009 op-ed that he wrote for USA Today, Mitt Romney argued that an individual mandate should be a part of President Barack Obama's health care reform. Romney called his plan effect and urged Obama to learn from it. "First, we e... Read Post