QUESTION

What happens if I take up smoking after I bought the policy?

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ANSWER

You would be subject to the tobacco surcharge when you renew your Marketplace plan the following year. (“Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Health Insurance Market Rules; Rate Review,” 78 Fed. Reg. 13406 (Feb. 27, 2013).)

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