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If you go without health insurance in 2018, you may still face consequences. You may be concerned about the effect of the repeal on your health insurance.
Those with chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, cancer, and asthma, will likely have to continue on a health insurance plan no matter what.
The repeal of the tax penalty in January was met with support from conservatives.
The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that 13 million people nationwide will go uninsured without the individual mandate.
If individuals only enroll in health insurance when they fall ill, premium costs will increase for everyone, causing even fewer people to buy insurance.
Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Vermont are preemptively avoiding the inflation of monthly insurance premiums for residents after the national repeal takes effect.
New state bills regarding the individual mandate resemble the federal policy’s on tax penalty and exemptions.