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2017 Income Level Guidelines for Financial Help

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

The table below shows what you might qualify for (in 2017) depending on household size and annual income. Use these income limits if you are applying for MinnesotaCare or private insurance before January 1, 2018.

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)
1 $1,316 / $15,800 $2,722 / $32,670 does not apply $23,760 $47,520
2 $1,777 / $21,333 $3,675 / $44,110 $3,715 / $44,591 $32,040 $64,080
3 $2,238 / $26,866 $4,629 / $55,550 $4,679 / $56,156 $40,320 $80,640
4 $2,699 / $32,398 $5,582 / $66,990 $5,643 / $67,720 $48,600 $97,200
5 $3,160 / $37,931 $6,535 / $78,430 $6,607 / $79,285 $56,880 $113,760
6 $3,622 / $43,464 $7,489 / $89,870 $7,570 / $90,850 $65,160 $130,320
7 $4,083 / $48,997 $8,442 / $101,310 $8,534 / $102,415 $73,460 $146,920
8 $4,544 / $54,530 $9,395 / $112,750 $9,498 / $113,980 $81,780 $163,560
For each additional person add $461 / $5,532 $953 / $11,440 $963 / $11,564 $8,320 $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.

2017 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 $29,700
4 Up to $60,750
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