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Federal poverty level chart

Federal poverty level chart

This chart, provided by Healthcare Navigator Lynn Cheney, shows the federal poverty guidelines. If a household’s gross adjusted income falls below 400 percent of the federal poverty line (FPL), then that family will likely qualify for a subsidy to help defray the cost of the monthly health insurance premiums purchased through the Health Insurance Marketplace, created by the Affordable Care Act. These subsidies are tax breaks paid directly to the insurance companies to reduce premiums.

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