For some uninsured, GOP penalty is higher than Obamacare's
Here's the data for 27-year-olds and 50-year-olds of different incomes who are uninsured for a year and for six months. (For health care nerds: It assumes they're enrolled in a silver plan.) It's important to also note the Obamacare penalty is paid every year someone is uninsured, so the total penalty someone has paid gets bigger over time. The GOP penalty is paid over one year only, no matter if the person was uninsured for 64 days or 10 years.