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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.

Employer Pay-or Play

Requires employers to extend and pay for health benefits for their employees. It could also mean the employer pays a certain dollar amount of the…