poverty level

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a level of personal income defining the state of poverty


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Idaho and Nebraska both authorized Medicaid eligibility up to 138% of the federal poverty level, and Utah authorized coverage up to 100%.
Although offerings for Algebra I, Geometry, and Biology were only slightly lower for high-poverty schools, as poverty levels go up, the Advanced Math, Calculus, and Physics offerings go down.
Emilianidou added that the council of ministers also agreed to keep the poverty level indicators at the same levels, so that more low-income pensioners could enjoy the approved increase in their allowance.
The poverty level in Punjab's DG Khan, Muzzafargarh, and Rahim Yar Khan Districts is between 40-50 percent.
Arcenas's results showed poverty level is significantly affected by the agricultural wage rate, the production of irrigated palay, total irrigated area in the agricultural sector and the occurrence of the extreme weather phemenona, El Nino and La Nina.
"While the current poverty level is about 30 percent, there is a risk it will grow to 35-40 percent because the price hike touches the products mostly used by the poor.
One program, for exchange plan users with income from 138% of the federal poverty level (or, in some states, 100% of the federal poverty level) to 400% of the federal poverty level, provides "advance premium tax credit" (APTC) subsidies.
For adults with disabilities to be eligible for Medicaid in non-expansion states, they are required to have an income at 85 percent of the poverty level, or less than $834 per month, on average.
One barometer was the federal poverty level. A single person without any kids lived under the poverty line if he or she made less than $12,331 in 2015, according to the most recently available (https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2016/demo/p60-256.html) data from the U.S.
Researchers looked at data from the National Health Interview Survey, focusing on the three groups of adults under 65 years who would be most likely to lose their health insurance if the ACA were repealed: those with incomes below 400% of the federal poverty level (FPL) who purchased insurance through the health insurance exchanges, childless adults with incomes below 138% of the FPL who gained coverage via expanded Medicaid, and Medicaid-enrolled parents or adults in families with children who did not receive disability insurance and whose income was 50%138% of the FPL.
If both pension income and social transfers are excluded, the poverty level increase to 42.9% or by 20.9%
That might be partly because the Medicaid expansion program provides money states can use to make Medicaid available to adults earning from 100 percent to 138 percent of the federal poverty level.
Influenza-related hospitalizations were approximately twice as high among residents of areas where at least 20% of the population lived below the federal poverty level, compared with areas of less poverty, based on data from more than 27 million individuals in the United States.
The 2014 BUDDIE winner destroys the validity of the poverty level, as well as any conclusions or plans that can be drawn from it, and replaces it with a more realistic and even more troubling metric.
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