1 will not qualify for a subsidy.) If your income is under 400 percent of the federal poverty level
, around $94,000 for a family of four, you may qualify for a subsidy.
(6) If we assume based on figures from the Urban Institute that 76% of the currently uninsured at or below 133% of the federal poverty level
would not receive premium tax credits (note 4 supra), then 193,800 Missourians would remain uninsured if Missouri elects not to implement the Medicaid expansion.
Currently, there is no full-pay option for infants up to age 1 with family incomes above 200 percent of the federal poverty level
. There also is no separate full-pay option for the Children's Medical Services Network.
Starting in 2014, however, anyone with an income of up to 133% of the federal poverty level
, or $29,300 for families of four, can get Medicaid coverage.
Grandmothers were older, less educated, less likely to be married and more likely to be subsisting beneath the federal poverty level
than foster caregivers.
In 2007, nearly 40 percent of children in the United States lived in low-income families--families with incomes at or below 200 percent of the federal poverty level
Plan highlights include eliminating the FASFA; basing Pell Grant eligibility on the federal poverty level
; improving the Loan process by eliminating the distinction between subsidized and unsubsidized loans and revising repayment plans to be more inline with post graduation pay; and creating federally funded savings accounts for children of low-income families to be used only to pay for higher education.
Connecticut and New York expanded eligibility for SCHIP to 400% of the federal poverty level
and seven other states raised eligibility to 300%, but those efforts are threatened by a rule change issued by the Department of Health and Human Services last August that ostensibly caps eligibility at 250% of the federal poverty level
Income minus debt burden cannot exceed 220 percent of the federal poverty level
In August, administration officials told states in a letter the government would stop reimbursing them for covering children in families with incomes over 250% of the federal poverty level
unless the states first showed they had provided coverage for almost all low-income children.
The Rockefeller-Snowe proposal would allow states to cover families earning up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level
(about $63,000 for a family of four).
According to 2005 data, the federal poverty level
for a family of four is approximately $20,000.