What does “mandated” mean?

Mandated means: “have to”.

Mandated means: “SCOTUS ruled as law of the land.

Mandated means: “obligation”.

Mandated means: “You either purchase insurance or receive the penalty assigned by the  IRS”

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Kathleen Mills

Kathleen is a creative and gifted therapist who has extensive experience in helping children, adolescents, and adults with a variety of issues.