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Employer Coverage for Dependents Unaffordable?

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Question: My employer offers dependent coverage that I can't afford for my dependents. What are my options on covered ca.

Answer: You can enroll your dependents in Covered California coverage. However, they will not be eligible for premium assistance. If your income is low enough (for example: less than $27,000 annually for a 3-person household), you can enroll your children in Medi-Cal coverage rather than your employer-based coverage.

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The income limit is wrong, the income limit for minors for a MFBU of 3 is $53,448

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