Researchers determine that the enhanced premium tax credits are well-targeted, primarily assisting those with incomes under 400 perecent of the federal poverty level and higher-income earners with significant financial burdens. Allowing the tax credits to expire would likely increase the number of people in the United States living without access to affordable, comprehensive health insurance.
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