Dem Sen. Highlights 'Family Glitch' In ACA Coverage Options

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 8:18 PM EDT) -- Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., knocked the Obama administration Tuesday for failing to resolve a “glitch” in the Affordable Care Act that could prevent families from getting affordable health insurance through an employer or on the health exchanges.

Wyden took issue with the so-called “family glitch.” Under the ACA, applicants can receive federal subsidies to purchase insurance on the exchanges if their employer doesn't offer coverage that costs less than 9.5 percent of the worker's income.

But according to Internal Revenue Service rules, the 9.5 percent threshold...
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