No. Any one-time stimulus payments you may have received in 2020 or 2021 do not count as income for coverage through a health insurance marketplace, including Pennie. You do not need to include this payment when you report your projected income for 2021 in your Pennie application. To read more about reporting your income, click here
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- Do I have to test positive for COVID-19 to be eligible for Pennie’s COVID-19 Enrollment Period?
- Do I need to report additional unemployment insurance I'm receiving for 2021?
- Do I need to report any one-time stimulus payments my household as received?
- How do I get free help from a Pennie-certified broker or Pennie Assister?
- How does the American Rescue Plan impact Pennie coverage?
- I already am enrolled in a Pennie plan but would like to change my plan; can I change plans under the COVID-19 Enrollment Period?
- I am enrolled in a plan through Pennie; can I add a household member during the COVID-19 Enrollment Period?
- I am new to Pennie; how do I apply for coverage using the COVID-19 Enrollment Period?
- I did not apply for coverage during Pennie’s initial open enrollment period but want to see if I’m eligible for financial assistance under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Can I still apply for coverage through Pennie and get financial assistance?
- I did not think I qualified for financial assistance before – but think I might qualify under the American Rescue Plan Act, how do I check?