This Couple Is Divorcing over Obamacare. Should You?Brooklyn couple Nona Willis Aronowitz and Aaron Cassara say they are divorcing over Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Health Care Act.
"After Obamacare rolled out, we realized that we would save thousands of dollars if we got divorced," Aronowitz told CBS 2 in New York. The couple makes more than $62,000, which disqualifies them for subsidies. If they legally split up, however, both would qualify for subsidies, saving them hundreds of dollars a month on health care.
Now before you start getting up and arms and saying "this is wrong!" and "I can't believe the government is breaking up couples," you should know that this Brooklyn couple married over health insurance, too. They were dating. One of them lost a job. They got married so one could insure the other. It's somewhat fitting that they might divorce over the same thing that brought them together.
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