Q: What is the FPL Calculator?
A: The FPL Calculator is a free online tool designed to help you calculate your percentage of the federal poverty level (FPL) based on your household size, state of residency, and income.
Q: Why is it important to know my FPL percentage?
A: Knowing your FPL percentage is crucial to determine your eligibility for various government assistance programs, including Medicaid, CHIP, and subsidies for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. It can also help you determine your eligibility for Prescription Assistance Programs available on NeedyMeds.org.
Q: How do I use the FPL Calculator?
A: To use the FPL Calculator, simply enter your household size and income, and the calculator will show your FPL percentage. It’s a quick and hassle-free way to determine your eligibility for government assistance programs.
Q: Who determines the FPL values?
A: The FPL is determined by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHS). Every January, the experts at DHS recalculate the FPL based on the inflation rate and other economic values for the previous year.
Q: Is the FPL Calculator free to use?
A: Yes, FPL Calculator is completely free to use. We believe in making it easy for everyone to access the information they need to make informed decisions about their health care and financial well-being
Q: Is the FPL Calculator secure and up-to-date?
A: Yes, we take your privacy and security seriously and use the latest security protocols to ensure your information is kept safe and secure. Additionally, our FPL Calculator is updated annually to reflect the latest federal poverty level guidelines. Right now the FPL calculator gives you the FPL for 2024.
Q: Can I use the FPL Calculator if I am not a U.S. citizen?
A: Yes, the FPL Calculator can be used by anyone regardless of their citizenship status, as long as they have information about their household size and income.
Q: Can I use the results for programs in other countries other than the U.S.A?A: No, the values are only for people living in the United States.
Q: What if I have questions or need help using the FPL Calculator?
A: If you have any questions or need help using the FPL Calculator, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re here to help you better understand your financial situation and eligibility for government assistance programs.