Health coverage available at reduced or no cost for people with incomes below certain levels.
Examples of subsidized coverage include Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Marketplace insurance plans with premium tax credits are sometimes known as subsidized coverage too.
- In states that have expanded Medicaid coverage, your household income must be below 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL) to qualify.
- In all states, your household income must be between 100% and 400% FPL to qualify for a premium tax credit that can lower your insurance costs.
- If your income is at or below 150% FPL, you may qualify to enroll in or change Marketplace coverage through a Special Enrollment Period.
- If your income is above 400% FPL, you may still qualify for savings on a 2022 Marketplace health insurance plan.