The Facts
  • Texas’ insurance plans are subject to 62 mandates, ranking the state as one of the country’s 10 most heavily regulated.
  • The combined effect of mandates drives up the cost of a basic health plan with each mandate adding from just under 1% to as much as 10%.
  • One out of four uninsured individuals does not have health insurance because of the inflated prices resulting from government programs and mandates.
  • Eliminate all insurance mandates not required by federal law.
  • Allow Texans to purchase health insurance policies offered by providers regulated by other states.