Why Massachusetts' health care plan is doomed to fail
Romney thought he'd use the creation of a mandated health insurance plan for all uninsured residents to launch his bid for president. His campaign failed and the failure of the state plan may be only a couple of years behind. Even the lowest co-pays are out of reach of many, but if you don't choose a plan, you lose your state income tax refund. The Nation has a good breakdown of why this failure is inevitable.