Dr. Jonathan Oberlander is a nationally-known expert on the U.S. health care system and the politics of health reform. He also happens to be my academic adviser and the chair of my dissertation committee. Recently, he published an article in the New England Journal of Medicine that updates the current status of (read challenges to) health reform implementation–in particular the individual mandate. It’s quite good, and deserves your reading.
The Individual Mandate and Its Alternatives