IRS: Medicaid COVID-19 Coverage Option Doesn’t Affect APTC Eligibility

By Amy Lotven / September 11, 2020 at 5:08 PM
Americans who receive Medicaid coverage for COVID-19 testing and diagnostic services under the option created by the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) are still eligible to for tax credits to help purchase comprehensive ACA-compliant coverage, the Treasury Department and IRS affirms in guidance out Thursday (Sept. 10). Under the ACA, legal residents that do not have access to minimum essential coverage can enroll in an exchange plan and are eligible for government subsidies based on income and family size...

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