Medicare and the Marketplaces

I am covered by Medicare and my annual income is $30,000. Can I qualify for a Marketplace premium tax credit to help me pay for my health insurance coverage through Medicare?

No. People on Medicare are not eligible for the premium tax credits, no matter what their income level.

While we have made every effort to provide accurate information in these FAQs, people should contact the health insurance Marketplace or Medicaid agency in their state for guidance on their specific circumstances.

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