December 21, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES: NEW HEALTH LAW FRUSTRATES MANY IN THE MIDDLE CLASS: “’That’s an insane amount of money,’ she said of their new premium. ‘How are you supposed to pay that?’”

Plus: “Experts consider health insurance unaffordable once it exceeds 10 percent of annual income. By that measure, a 50-year-old making $50,000 a year, or just above the qualifying limit for assistance, would find the cheapest available plan to be unaffordable in more than 170 counties around the country, ranging from Anchorage to Jackson, Miss.”