Health Care Reform


Medicaid eligibility for more Americans

Starting in 2014, many states will broaden eligibility for Medicaid to people with incomes of 0 to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL).

If your state expands Medicaid, will you qualify?

Family SizeAnnual Income* (138% FPL)Monthly Income* (138% FPL)
1$15,856 $1,321
2$21,404 $1,784
3$26,951 $2,246
4$32,499 $2,708
5$38,047 $3,171
6$43,594 $3,633

*Slightly higher in Alaska and Hawaii. Note: this chart is based on 2013 FPL at http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/13poverty.cfm.

Is my state extending Medicaid eligibility?

Check the map below to see if your state is changing eligibility.

Where the States Stand


Learn more about how changes to Medicaid will affect you.

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