fpl

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fpl

abbr.
fireplace

fpl

fireplace.
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To determine who qualifies for these programs, state and federal governments rely on the federal poverty level.
Idaho and Nebraska both authorized Medicaid eligibility up to 138% of the federal poverty level, and Utah authorized coverage up to 100%.
Priority for the Tax Credit Scholarship is given to eligible students who are currently receiving a scholarship through this program from any SGO, siblings of students who are receiving a Tax Credit Scholarship, members of a household whose previous year's total annual income does not exceed 185% of the federal poverty level, and families living in "focus districts", such as the city of Chicago.
The other subsidy, the cost-sharing reduction (CSR) subsidy, helps people with income from 138% of the federal poverty level (or 100% of the federal poverty level) to 250% of the federal poverty level pay health plan deductibles, co-payments and coinsurance amounts.
'As of mid-2016, 10.4 million individuals had private insurance policies through the exchanges, of whom 84% had incomes below 400% of the federal poverty level (FPL) and received premium tax credits," they noted.
For poor children, or those in homes with income below 100 percent of the federal poverty level, the uninsured rate climbed to 6.6 percent, from 4.4 percent.
Analyses of data from New Haven County, Connecticut, and eight counties in Tennessee indicated that, during multiple influenza seasons, including those when influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 predominated, influenza-related hospitalization incidence was consistently higher for children and adults residing in census tracts with higher percentages of persons living below the federal poverty level (3-5).
They include a proposal to require those on the program making more than 100 percent of the federal poverty level to pay premiums and requiring participants to be referred to workforce training.
The tax credit is available to people with income between 100 percent and 400 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) who are not eligible for Medicaid and who do not have access to affordable employer-sponsored health coverage.
To be eligible for the Lifeline program, potential subscribers must take part in a federal assistance program such as Medicaid or Food Stamps, or earn no more than 135 percent of the federal poverty level. Life Wireless customers receive a basic mobile handset with voicemail, text messaging, call waiting, and other features.
In a letter to the federal Department of Health and Human Services, Shaheen urged the department to work with the state to approve a waiver "to ensure a successful expansion of the Medicaid program in the state." The state needs federal permission to use private insurance purchases through the state's health exchange to cover those who qualify when eligibility is expanded to 138 percent of the federal poverty level, or about $15,856 for an individual.
In states that expanded coverage, most individuals with incomes up to 133 percent of the federal poverty level, or $15,521 for an individual and $31,721 for a family of four, are eligible for Medicaid coverage that began Jan.

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