Court date: The insurance mandate on trial

    Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments for and against the federal Affordable Care Act. There is a lot in the law that opponents hope to strike down, but perhaps the most targeted provision is the requirement that most Americans buy health insurance.

    In a conversation with WHYY/Newsworks Senior Writer Taunya English, University of Pennsylvania economist Mark Pauly offers some history on the evolution of the health insurance mandate idea.

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