Avoiding ObamacareSubmitted by docpearce on Thu, 10/31/2013 - 22:32
From what I understand, the gov't can only collect the penalty for non-compliance by taking it out of your tax return. If you don't get a tax return, they legally have no way to get the money from you.
A company or a state should have the balls to set up a free-market plan that uses HSA's and catastrophic coverage to keep costs low and encourage their subscribers to take the penalty but never pay it.
With millions of people being kicked off of "subpar" plans, a company could make a killing by offering a plan that spits in the face of Obamacare