2/09/2012

Romney 2006: Health Care Mandates Necessary. To Do Otherwise "would be crazy"

Posted by Brian


Romney on Romneycare: First Subsidize, Then Mandate




(CNSNews.com) - In a presentation about his health-care reform plan delivered at the Heritage Foundationon Jan. 6, 2006, then-Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that for his plan to work it would be necessary to first subsidize health insurance for a segment of the population not already receiving government health-care subsidies and then mandate that everyone in the state buy health insurance.
To do otherwise, Romney said, “would be crazy.” His speech was accompanied by a Powerpoint presentation that graphically laid out some of the basics of his proposal and the health insurance situation that then prevailed in Massachusetts.
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