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Subject:  Re: Low Education Voterfraude Date:  1/31/2013  5:35 PM
Author:  TheBaronAndrew Number:  669595 of 757796

It is hard to believe that anyone is gullible enough to take at face value the Craiglist posting quoted.

First - the insurance requirements to buy insurance under the Affordable Care Act are not in effect yet.

Second - With an income of $18,000 a year he would be eligible for a federal subsidy to help pay for insurance (goes up to 400$ of federal poverty level which would be about $44,000 for someone single)

Third - if his insurance premium after any subsidy exceeded 8% of his income then he would have no penalty for failing to buy insurance.

http://healthreform.kff.org/the-basics/Requirement-to-buy-co......



Yes, this is what I remember from my (admittedly scant) reading on the subject.

For this reason, that craigslist post didn't quite ring true to me.
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