To find out if you may be eligible to receive help paying for health insurance premiums, answer these questions for each person in your family.
Low- and Middle-Income Americans Will Receive Tax Credits to Help Pay for Health Insurance. Starting in 2014, Americans earning up to four times the federal poverty level (currently $47,100 for an individual and $94,200 for a family of four*) will be eligible for premium tax credits to help them buy health coverage in insurance marketplaces (also known as “exchanges”).
Estimates that more than 25.7 million Americans will get help paying for health coverage in the health insurance marketplaces .
How many people will be eligible for a health insurance premium tax credit?
Find out how many Americans with pre-existing conditions will benefit from the Affordable Care Act's protections against being denied health insurance.
Estimates the number of Americans who die prematurely because they don't have health insurance, has state-level breakdowns by week, month, and year.
Shows the number of people in each state who have cancer, diabetes, chronic lung disease, or heart disease and who rely on Medicaid, including breakdowns by racial and ethnic group.
Shows the financial benefits of the Affordable Care Act for families in each state, including help people will get with paying premiums and new, more affordable health insurance options.
Presents new national and state data showing how cutting Medicaid would harm seniors, people with disabilities, their families, state workers, and the long-term care infrastructure.
Health care costs have risen sharply over the years, and a greater share of the costs has been shifted to the consumer in the form of rising deductibles and higher copayments and co-insurance. To help consumers with these costs, the Affordable Care Act caps how much money insured people will have to spend out of their own pockets for health care services that are covered in the new law’s essential benefits package.