Obamacare

Obamacare "Glitch" Could Limit Insurance Penalties for Smokers

Bugs, features, what difference, at this point, does it make?

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Some smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Barack Obama's health care law may get a break from tobacco-use penalties that could have made their premiums unaffordable.

The Obama administration _ in yet another health care overhaul delay _ has quietly notified insurers that a computer system glitch will limit penalties that the law says the companies may charge smokers. A fix will take at least a year to put in place.

h/t Charles WT

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