Health Care Reform: The Myth About the IRS

October 24, 2013

There are a lot of myths out there about the health care reform law that officially takes effect at the start of next year: what it will do, what it won't do, what it may or may not force you to do. One of those myths is making the rounds on Facebook, and it may scare the daylights out of home owners.

Kaiser Health News, an independent nonprofit news organization dedicated to covering U.S. health policy, recently wrote about a Facebook post claiming that the IRS can file a lien against a person's home if that person fails to pay the penalty for not signing up for health insurance.

That is not true.

Over at REALTOR® Magazine's blog, Speaking of Real Estate, we bust the myth and explain the real rules of the health care reform law. Read more at Speaking of Real Estate.

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