AB-0174: Income taxes credits: health insurance premiums

Session: 2019-2020
Author: Wood
Status: Alive
AAP-CA Position: Support
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Requires the board governing California’s Health Benefit Exchange (Covered California) to administer enhanced premium assistance to individuals with household incomes below 400% of the federal poverty level (FPL); reduce premiums to zero for individuals with household incomes at or below 138% FPL; reduce premiums for individuals with household incomes at or between 401% and 800% of FPL and who are ineligible for federal advanced premium tax credits (APTC) so their premiums do not exceed a specified percentage of their household incomes; and, administer specified additional cost-sharing financial assistance for individuals with household incomes below 400% FPL and who are eligible for APTC.

Download AAP Positional Letter: AB 174 Wood Health