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If I choose not to buy health insurance, how much will I be fined?

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If I choose not to buy health insurance, how much will I be fined?

Postby chumin75 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:38 pm

I am 24yrs old, single, make $55,000/year.

what about my 20yr old brother, single, in college with no job?
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If I choose not to buy health insurance, how much will I be fined?

Postby inaki7 » Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:46 pm

If one cannot afford health insurance, one will not be fined.
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If I choose not to buy health insurance, how much will I be fined?

Postby channiel » Wed Mar 28, 2012 4:58 pm

The model for what is being proposed is in Massachusetts.
The fine for not buying health care coverage started out being low, and then was graduated in the next couple of years to what it would cost the individual to buy it anyway. The good part of the arrangement is that there are more forms of affordable insurance available to people who cannot buy as part of a group, as one would do through their employer. The bad part is that there is now a shortage of primary care physicians.
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