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Disponible en inglés: How can qualified aliens who are over 65 but who do not meet the five-year bar get health care coverage?

Disponible en inglés: Even though they are older than 65, recent lawfully present immigrants are eligible to buy Qualified Health Plan coverage through Maryland Health Connection.

Just like other applicants who cannot qualify for Medicaid because they do not meet the five-year bar, they may qualify for advance premium tax credits (APTC) and cost-sharing reductions (CSR) to help with the cost of purchasing a QHP if:

  • They are lawfully present; and
  • Their income is less than 400% FPL ($48,240 for an individual in 2017)