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Affordable Care Act Subsidy Calculator
ValuePenguin.com's ACA subsidy calculator will help you determine the amount your household is required to spend on health insurance purchased on the individual exchange. The amount of subsidies your household may receive is dependent upon the number of people in your household and your household income as it relates to the federal poverty level. The federal subsidies will assist households that earn up to 400% of the federal poverty level.
For a more thorough explanation of how your individual exchange subsidies are calculated, read our guide: Understanding the ACA Subsidies
Enter your household information
The ACA uses Modified Adjusted Gross Income for the purposes of subsidy calculations.
|Number of people in the household|
Household Income as a $ of FPL
Your household income as it relates to the federal poverty level. This is used to determine your eligibility and size of tax credits.
Premium Cap as % of Income
The percentage of your annual household income you are responsible for contributing towards the second cheapest available silver plan.
Annual Premium Cap
The annual dollar amount you are responsible for contributing towards the second cheapest available silver plan.
Monthly Premium Cap
The monthly dollar amount you are responsible for contributing towards the second cheapest available silver plan.