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The Massachusetts mandate

  • Aired: 06/01/2012
  • 22:09
  • Expires: 06/01/2017
  • Rating: NR
Later this month, the Supreme Court is expected to rule on the individual mandate included President Obama’s Affordable Care Act. If it’s upheld, how will it work? Need to Know medical correspondent Emily Senay, M.D. travels to Massachusetts, the only state in the nation that already requires everyone to have health insurance - part of a 2006 health reform law signed by then-governor Romney.
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