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I am a long time user on dKos. I fully support the goals of the ACA.

However, I finally made it all the way through Healthcare.gov and got my numbers. In my position, where I don't qualify for any subsidies, frankly I am little disappointed. The cost is higher than I was expecting here in New Hampshire.

I pasted a screen capture of my offer, for my wife and I (in our 50s with no significant health problems), below the malformed squiggly. I only show the silver plans. I'm not interested in any lower plans, and Gold is more expensive still. All plans mean I won't go bankrupt over chronic health issues (good), but are quite expensive (bad)

Please don't misunderstand, this is not an ACA attack - I am just surprised and am wondering what other peoples experience is?

EDIT: Zero subsidy

EDIT 2: I currently have employer insurance. Good benefits. My share of the cost is $450 for the two of us. I went through this exercise to see what was available to us.

EDIT 3: Not a troll. Check comment history as I am rather light on diaries. You may not like what you read, but these are numbers I just generated.


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