QUESTION

I have a college scholarship that covers my tuition and fees. Do I count that as income in determining my eligibility for subsidies?

Individuals with no coverage | Eligibility for Premium Tax Credits and Cost-Sharing Reductions
ANSWER

Scholarship and fellowship payments for tuition and fees and course-related expenses required of all students are counted as income in determining your eligibility. Payments for room and board are included. (Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, The Health Care Assister's Guide to Tax Rules, updated Sept. 2018).

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