Who is eligible for the premium tax credit?

You are eligible for the premium tax credit if you meet all of the following requirements:


  • – Purchase coverage through the Marketplace.
  • – Have household income that falls within a certain range.
  • – Are not able to get affordable coverage through an eligible employer plan that provides minimum value.
  • – Are not eligible for coverage through a government program, like Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP or TRICARE.
  • – Do not file a Married Filing Separately tax return.
  • – Cannot be claimed as a dependent by another person.