From the Heartland Institute:
???Just as there are penalties in the tax code for couples who get married, financial penalties in the Affordable Care Act also discourage couples from tying the knot,??? says Devon Herrick, senior fellow with the NCPA.
All legal U.S. residents will be allowed to purchase health coverage in the exchange. However, subsidies will be available only to qualifying individuals and families with incomes from 100 percent to 400 percent of the federal poverty level ??? from about $23,550 to more than $94,200 for a family of four.