Originally Posted By: six_of_one

I'm beginning to think self-employed people who make enough to disqualify for assistance are in that portion that will be funding the rest.

How so? You didn't receive federal assistance on your policy but you also getting the mandate tax credit (isn't that around $700?) I don't think any part of your premium is being collected by the federal government . People not buying inurance are getting the mandate and paying into the sytem helping to fund the rest.