The chart below summarizes the interaction of the various elements of health care reform cost allocation among individuals, employers and the government.


  • $30,000 annual household income ($2,500 per month), qualifies as less than 400% of federal poverty level;
  • Employee portion of least expensive, self-only premium for employer coverage;
  • Employer has 50 or more full-time employees;
  • Employer offers coverage and pays part of the cost; and
  • Employee works full-time.  

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