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Experts ponder ‘Plan B’ options for the health insurance mandate
Los Angeles Times

With Republicans vowing to dismantle the health law and courts wrestling with its constitutionality, some health policy experts are pondering a possible “Plan B” in case the individual mandate — the requirement that everyone get health insurance starting in 2014 — is weakened or struck down.

One idea is to raise everyone’s taxes — and then give big tax breaks back to people who get insurance.