Originally Posted by patteeu
It's deceptive to include the subsidy in the "cost" calculation like the author of this article does. You can bet that this product had plenty of purchasers who don't qualify for those subsidies who will also not be able to keep the "nonconforming" plan that they like. Indeed, this woman indicates that in some years, her income is significantly higher than it was this year.
Subsidies grow on trees so they're free.