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  • Linda

    If you don’t have insurance its probably because you couldn’t pay for it. The rates offered by Obamacare will be so high you still won’t be able to. For those who do manage to qualify for the deduction it only covers up to 1/3 of the cost that is so high its not accessible to those who have been without coverage. On top of this you will now have to pay the government fines for not having enough money to buy in. Just under $700 a year. These will be collected even if your income is so low you don’t have to pay taxes. I enquierd about a 64 year old woman, non-smoker, living on $600/mo. I was quoted 3 policies. the cheapest was $625/mo. Or she could go for the catastrophic coverage. That would leave $25 of her income to pay her bills and feed herself. It also required her to pay the first $6K per year on medical before it kicked in, and did not cover prescriptions and some out patient treatments. She did not qualify for the deduction.

    • WorkingPoor

      You are correct, I went and checked on ins. for me and spouse, and we would have to pay 561 a month, and I will not able to buy insurance and will not get, Fine Me, will be cheaper

      • Linda

        You should post this and tell everyone to Boycott Obamacare. Don’t go, don’t call, don’t apply.

        • IsThisAmerica

          I’m not going to do any of the above mentioned. Already made up my mind not to sign up. I don’t trust the illegals, or criminals manning the posts.

    • IsThisAmerica

      It is so far out there it is unattainable by most, me included. Think I’ll get me a travel trailor and live in it wherever whenever. Just keep on moving.

  • Heidi May

    I will not apply, too expensive, fine is too high, I guess I will go to jail…hopefully it will not be so bad in jail…

    • bruceb64

      At least in Jail you will get Health Coverage

  • Robert Messmer

    Almost a third (31%) of the 18 to 29 year olds didn’t know they were required to have insurance. I am sorry but thought that up to age 26 would be covered on parents’ policies. Unless this group didn’t qualify for that option, ie orphans, in prison, whatever the non-qualifying conditions are. In which case it is scary that we allow these people to vote.

  • Looking for a way out!

    If I were in the 18 to 35 year old age bracket, with no significant medical issues, I would definitely pay the fine, at least until America can come to it’s senses, elect some politicians who can figure a way out of this crap and get rid of this very bad legislation!
    When the Speaker of the House of Representatives stands before the electorate and says “we have to pass this legislation to find out what’s in it”, with a huge grin on her face and then in a different speech tells people that the governemnt will now be their muse, so go pursue all of those things they are most interested in, while no longer having to worry about their health, you know it’s time to cover you’re ass with both hands and head for the hills!

  • Steve S

    My accountant has told me that the IRS cannot force you to pay the tax. They do not have the ability to levy against it, cannot seize your property, or garnish your wage to collect it, or send you to jail for not paying it. If this is true, they can kiss my @ss, I will not pay it.

    • Barb334

      This is true. As long as you’re not owed a refund from IRS (they will take the Penalty from your refund). If you’re self employed just make sure you owe less than $1000. in April (to avoid a penalty for under payment). Do not buy insurance and do not pay a penalty. If you work for an employer change your witholding so you owe a little in April.