Another case (see below)* addresses a couple receiving an advance Premium Tax Credit (PTC) of a large amount and having to pay it all back. They also note that if they had known they would have to pay it back, they would not have taken the insurance. The cost of the insurance for this California couple was 20% of pre-tax household income. That’s a lot!
For context, if this couple lives in San Jose, rent for a one-bedroom apartment starts at $2,000/month or 33% of the couple’s pre-tax income! Read more