No mandatory requirements:
Free to choose No health insurance;
Free to choose Employer or Private health insurance;
Free to wait for Medicade/Medicare;
Do I remember wrong or wasn't Health Care and Prescriptions tax deductible?
All Government (Federal and State) needs to keep out of the way.
This mess was created by making it LAW for hospital emergency rooms to not be able to turn anyone away, this was misinterpreted that they have to "Provide" care. It was meant to prevent loss of Life/ Limb/ Sight due to inability to pay (or have proof of ability to pay).