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Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

The federal government uses two different definitions of poverty. Official poverty population statistics uses the U.S. Census poverty threshold while the eligibility for public programs and subsidies is based on the poverty guidelines by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)

A health care setting that meets requirements under HHS to receive additional reimbursement to carry out their mission of providing primary care services to underserved…