February 8, 2016
On the eve of the New Hampshire primary, nine candidates for the Republican presidential nomination remain. All are staunch critics of Obamacare.
But they differ on what they’d put in its place. One point of tension? How to replace Obamacare’s overly complicated subsidy system.
The GOP roughly falls into two camps — those who would prefer to allow Americans to deduct a portion of the cost of health insurance from their income taxes, just as businesses can, and those who would grant individuals age-based refundable tax credits to help cover the cost of coverage.