Republicans in Congress and the Trump administration repealed the penalties associated with the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate in the tax act that passed in December. Now they need to replace the mandate with something that will address rising premiums and command broader support. Automatic enrollment into health insurance plans is a good place to start.
"Republicans Need a Nudge to Lower Health Care Costs" is from the February 13, 2018 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Lanhee J. Chen and James C. Capretta and narrated by Kristi Burns.