Dan Mangan, CNBC:
And it’s legal as well, because the Affordable Care Act focuses on income rather than net worth to establish eligibility for Obamacare aid.
“The law was set up that way, so I’m going to help them take advantage of it.”
The ACA was enacted primarily to help uninsured people get health coverage at a price they could afford. To help do that, the ACA authorized the federal government to issue tax credits, or subsidies, to people with low or moderate incomes who buy health plans sold on government-run Obamacare exchanges.