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federal poverty level

Why have so many southern states refused to expand Medicaid?

What is the Medicaid ‘coverage gap’ and who does it affect? Read answer

I earn just $22,000 a year. How can I afford the out-of-pocket costs of health insurance?

I earn just $22,000 a year. How can I afford the out-of-pocket costs of health insurance? Read answer

My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars?

My eligibility for Medicaid depends on how my income compares to the Federal Poverty Level. Can you spell out what that means in dollars? Read answer

Can you make under 400% FPL and still not get a subsidy?

I thought subsidies were available for anyone with incomes up to 400 percent of poverty level, but the calculators I’ve used say our family doesn’t qualify. Why? Read answer

I’m a low-income single adult, but I’ve never qualified for Medicaid before. I’ve heard that I might qualify in 2014. Is this true?

I’m a low-income single adult, but I’ve never qualified for Medicaid before. I’ve heard that I might qualify in 2014. Is this true? Read answer