Federal Poverty Level


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Federal Poverty Level

The minimum yearly income that a person or family needs in order to provide for its basic needs. The Department of Health and Human Services calculates the Federal Povery Level and publishes it each February. The actual dollar amount varies according to family size. Different agencies of the U.S. Government use the FPL in determining eligibility for certain programs, notably TANF and Medicaid.
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Exactly how many of these young adults have incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty level is not known.
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.
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1, 2014, to people with family incomes at or below 133 percent of the federal poverty level.
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