Some Face Marriage Penalty In Obamacare Subsidies

The Philadelphia Inquirer's Robert Calandra, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, reports: "As the Affordable Care Act wobbles into its second month, more people are enrolling on the healthcare.gov website and learning if they are eligible to get a subsidy and what their monthly premium payment could be. Not everyone is happy, especially those who happen to be just above the subsidy cutoff. Some single older adults who don't qualify for a subsidy - the cutoff is $45,980 for one person - are pulling out dictionaries (it's a book older people use) and rereading the definition of affordable" (Calandra, 12/4). Read the story.

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