When someone without health coverage get urgent medical care. It can be quite expensive, and sometimes they don't pay the bill. So, everyone else ends up paying for it. The law requires all people who can afford it to take responsibility for their own health insurance by getting coverage or paying a penalty.
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Last edited at 2:49PM on 10/18/2013
because that is the rules of the obamacare (affordable care act) they want everyone to be insured because they believe they will be improving the countries health and they will be able to reduce the countries current debt problem