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  •  It's worth noting (1+ / 0-)
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    Eyesbright

    that the ACA is based largely on Romneycare, which in turn took it's core concepts from the Heritage proposals.  It might be more accurate to say that the ACA was based on the blueprint of Romneycare.

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      so what is the same betweent them and what are all the differences?

      iirc, the ACA bill is ten times the size of the Romneycare bill. Not counting whatever regulations had to be written to support them.

    •  have been looking at this heavily and there (1+ / 0-)
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      Were two plans originally chafee which got 20 republicans on board and abother 1994 proposal which also used a mandate,the 1994 one required a 1000$ catastrophic deductible or something like that there is a link to the heritage analysis by the creator of the mandate I give for the 94 plan it also had a state program but it was later pulled  

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