I should apply
One of the additional catch22s of this govt shutdown thingie is that my insurance premiums all fall to me now, and accrue.
So whenever i do get back, i get hit with a "bill" for all my back insurance payment from the shutdown period. Thats like a kick when you're down.
depending on your income, the penalty for not having is as low as $95.00 - per year. they take it out of your tax refund.
but if you're 26 & younger you can just sluff it off onto your parents! yay for adult kids scamming mom & dad!