Although the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act ruling was considered a win by same-sex couples, some couples could actually lose out when it comes to benefits under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The court on Wednesday overturned DOMA, requiring the federal government to recognize gay marriages. That ruling changes how federal benefits work, and also means big changes for PPACA.

Brian Haile, senior vice president for health care policy at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, said in an analysis this week that same-sex couples with similar incomes could lose their eligibility for PPACA tax credits.

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