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Will Cutting the Health Mandate Pay for Tax Cuts? Not Necessarily

The New York Times --------- Alexia Manon Senior is 27 and healthy — the type of person who might be most tempted to forgo health insurance if Republicans enact a tax bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that most Americans have coverage or pay a penalty. But Ms. Manon Senior, a graduate student in Miami, said she would hold tight to her coverage, at least as long as she keeps getting nearly $5,000 a year in government subsidies to pay for most of it. “The reason why I’m currently in the A.C.A. is not because I want to avoid the tax penalty,” she said. “It’s because of the ‘What if?’ If something happens and I leave the hospital with a $10,000 bill, it’s a lot of money that I don’t have.” To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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