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Health coverage mandate doesn’t guarantee compliance
USA Today - Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News

Despite legislation’s requirement, some Americans say they’ll go without insurance If Congress passes a law that requires Americans to buy health insurance, Rebecca Antonelli knows what she’ll do: Just say no and pay a penalty instead. “It comes down to an economic decision, and I’d be more inclined to save the money and take a risk of getting sick,” says Antonelli, 46, a marketing consultant in Raleigh, N.C., who dropped her policy last year when business slumped.