You qualify for helping paying your premium if your modified adjusted gross income (MAGI) is between 100% and 400% FPL of Federal Poverty Guidelines. In Georgia, 100% of poverty is $11,880 for a single person household, and $16,020, $20,160, and $24,300 for households of 2, 3, and 4 respectively. The rate goes up an addition $4,140 per each additional member of the household. 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines is $47,520 for a single person household, and $64,080, $80,640, $97,200 for households of 2, 3, and 4 respectively. The amount goes up $16,560 per additional member of the household. Those that have income below 100% of Federal Poverty Guidelines fall into the Medicaid Gap and are not eligible for a subsidy to help them purchase coverage through the healthcare.gov Marketplace.
The proposed legislation to modify the Affordable Care Act has been pulled from consideration on the House floor. Based on public statements made by Speaker Ryan, it appears that the House will turn to other business.As always, if there are additional updates we will bring them to you here and on our Facebook feed.
As some of you may know, the scheduled vote in the United States House of Representatives on the American Healthcare Act was delayed by a day. During this time, two more amendment packages have been released that makes changes to the legislative text.