adultBasic Eligibility



 
To be eligible for adultBasic, there are certain requirements that you need to meet:
You are between 19 and 65;
You do not have any other healthcare coverage (including Medicaid or Medicare);
You have been without health insurance for 90 days prior to enrollment, except if you or your spouse lost health insurance coverage because you are no longer employed;
Your family income is below certain income limits (see table below)
You are a resident of Pennsylvania for at least 90 days prior to enrollment; and
You have U.S. citizenship or permanent legal alien status

The following chart provides the income limits for adultBasic.  The limits increase based on the size of your family.

 
INCOME LIMITS FOR DETERMINING adultBasic ELIGIBILITY
Family Size
Income Limits
1
$5,100  -  $21,660
2
$5,300  -  $29,140
3
$5,600  -  $36,620
4
$6,800  -  $44,100
5
$8,100  -  $51,580
6
$9,100  -  $59,060
7
$10,200  -  $66,540
8
$11,300  -  $74,020
9
$12,400  -  $81,500
10
$13,500  -  $88,980
11
$14,600  -  $96,460
12
$15,700  -  $103,940
13
$16,800  -  $111,420
14
$17,900  -  $118,900
15
$19,000  -  $126,380
16
$20,100  -  $133,860
17
$21,200  -  $141,340
18
$22,300  -  $148,820
19
$23,400 -   $156,300
20
$24,500 -   $163,780
 
Income Guidelines according to January 23, 2009 Federal Register

Great news!  Unlike some other health insurance coverage you can still get adultBasic even if you have a history of health problems.