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2014 Federal Poverty Guidelines

By Bill Olson, VP, Marketing & Communications at United Benefit Advisors
  Feb 19, 2014 11:57:00 AM

The Federal Poverty Level (FPL) is used to determine eligibility for many government programs, including Medicaid and the premium tax credit/subsidy available through the health marketplace/exchange. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released the following 2014 Federal Poverty Level figures. They reflect a 1.5% cost of living increase over 2013.

2014 Poverty Guidelines for the 48 Contiguous States and the District of Columbia*

Persons in family/household Poverty Guideline
1 $11,670
2  15,730
3  19,790
4  23,850
5  27,910
6  31,970
7  36,030
8  40,090

*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,060 for each additional person.

2014 Poverty Guidelines for Alaska*

Persons in family/household Poverty Guideline
1 $14,580
2  19,660
3  24,740
4  29,820
5  34,900
6  39,980
7  45,060
8  50,140

*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $5,080 for each additional person.

2014 Poverty Guidelines for Hawaii*

Persons in family/household Poverty Guideline
1 $13,420
2  18,090
3  22,760
4  27,430
5  32,100
6  36,770
7  41,440
8  46,110

*For families/households with more than 8 persons, add $4,670 for each additional person.

Topics: health insurance exchanges, ACA, health marketplace, PPACA, Premium Tax Credit, Medicaid, Federal Poverty Level, FPL, premium tax subsidy