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2016 Income Level Guidelines for Financial Help

2016 Income Guidelines

This information is made available as an archive. Current income level guidelines are here.

The table below shows what you might qualify for (in 2016) depending on household size and annual income. Use these income limits if you are applying for MinnesotaCare or private insurance before January 1, 2017.

People in household

Medical Assistance
for adults over age 18

Monthly/annual income
(up to)

Medical Assistance
for children

Monthly/annual income*
(up to)

Medical Assistance
for pregnant women

Monthly/annual income
(up to)

MinnesotaCare

Annual income
(up to)

Tax credits for private health plans

Annual income
(up to)

Private health plans. Not eligible for tax credits.

Annual income
(above)

1 $1,304 / $15,654 $2,697 / $32,367
does not apply
$23,540 $47,080 $47,080
2 $1,765 / $21,186 $3,650 / $43,807 $3,690 / $44,285 $31,860
$63,720 $63,720
3 $2,226 / $26,719 $4,603 / $55,247
$4,654 / $55,850 $40,180 $80,360 $80,360
4 $2,687 / $32,252 $5,557 / $66,687 $5,617 / $67,415 $48,500 $97,000 $97,000
5 $3,148 / $37,785 $6,510 / $78,127 $6,581 / $78,979 $56,820 $113,640 $113,640
6 $3,609 / $43,318 $7,463 / $89,567 $7,545 / $90,544 $65,140 $130,280 $130,280
7 $4,070 / $48,850 $8,417 / $101,007 $8,509 / $102,109 $73,460 $146,920 $146,920
8 $4,531 / $54,383 $9,370 / $112,447 $9,472 / $113,674 $81,780 $163,560 $163,560
For each additional person add $461 / $5,532 $953 / $11,440 $963 / $11,564 $8,320 $16,640 $16,640

*Slightly higher income limits apply for infants under age 2

This content is for informational use only. Income guidelines are approximate. You will need to complete an application to determine your actual eligibility.

2016 Cost-Sharing Reductions

This benefit provided by the federal government reduces the amount you pay at the time of medical care (commonly called out-of-pocket costs). Reductions are included in specific silver level plans and are only available to applicants that are determined eligible.

It is available to those who meet certain income guidelines, but generally to:

Number of People in Household
Household Income
1 Up to $29,425
4 Up to $60,625
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