YES. See the screen shot of the Covered CA online application below and the definition of MAGI Income (iii) where Social Security Benefits §86 except SSI get added back in. Please first see the sections on MAGI for health care subsidies and What Part of Social Security gets added back in, so that we don’t have to repeat the same information.
Interpreting law is outside the scope of my Insurance license. I’m just pointing it out to you.
26 US Code 86
(a) In general
Supplemental Security Income SSI which gives cash assistance to people with limited income and resources who are age 65 or older, blind or disabled. Children with disabilities can get SSI, too, is under a different section Title XVI … it doesn’t count as MAGI Berkely
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