"The federal government's strategy for making health coverage affordable next year for middle-income Americans largely depends on a new federal tax credit.<quoted text>
They give the insurance company "cash" in their name.
Your ONE definition does not outweigh my six.
Health care experts prefer to describe it as a subsidy or discount on health insurance premiums."
Your problem that you are too stupid to think that providing financial,support means giving money and not including instruments such as tax breaks.