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Opponents of the law have pointed to various states where proposed rates on the individual market have gone up, not down, to buttress their case for dismantling the overhaul.
The law’s “individual mandate” requiring most Americans to obtain some form of health coverage will take effect in 2014, which coincides with the expansion of Medicaid enrollment in states that chose to extend the federal-state entitlement to residents making up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level.
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