Can individuals use tax credits to purchase individual coverage outside of the Exchange?
April 5, 2012
No, individuals eligible for premium tax credits can receive them only if they enroll in a qualified health plan through the Exchange.
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How does the exchange work?
Individuals who are not eligible for employer-sponsored benefits can shop for coverage on the exchange. Individuals can compare plans among carriers, select a plan, apply for premium subsidy and be granted coverage, regardless of any pre-existing condition they may have.