Assister and Advocate Alert: Healthcare.gov Is Incorrectly Counting Social Security Incomes for Tax Dependents

Assister and Advocate Alert: Healthcare.gov Is Incorrectly Counting Social Security Incomes for Tax Dependents

Executive Summary

CMS has confirmed that healthcare.gov is counting Social Security income received by children and other tax dependents in computing household income even when the income should not be counted.  This alert from the Center for Children and Families, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and NHeLP discussing implications of the policy.

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