Few states embraced the Affordable Care Act more enthusiastically than California, which shrank its uninsured rate to a record-low 7 percent after enrolling millions more residents onto Medi-Cal and creating a system to sell subsidized health plans to Californians.

Now, in anticipation of the health law’s individual mandate ending in 2019, state lawmakers and health officials may have to go it alone to preserve those coverage gains.

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