Affordability Thresholds for 2017

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Affordability under the Affordable Care Act pops up in three different places – the Employer Mandate, the Individual Mandate and eligibility for premium tax credits or cost-sharing subsidies.  The Internal Revenue Service announced the indexing adjustments for 2017.

Affordability

2016

2017

Employer Mandate Affordability Safe Harbors

9.66%

9.69%

Eligibility for Premium Tax Credits or Cost-sharing Subsidies

9.66%

9.69%

Individual Mandate

8.13%

8.16%