Steep Obamacare Subsidy Cliffs

Some couples will face serious financial burdens once they find out that earning just one dollar above the Obamacare subsidy threshold could mean paying up to an extra $20,000 for health insurance.

The Weekly Standard says:

For some people, CBO notes, the incentive to reduce their hours or quit their jobs will be especially strong: “People whose income exceeds 400 percent of the FPL are ineligible for premium subsidies, and for some people those subsidies will drop abruptly to zero when income crosses that threshold.” 

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