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February 2016
February 26, 2016

How to “reconcile“ your 2015 Marketplace premium tax credit

If you had a 2015 Marketplace health plan and used premium tax credits to lower your monthly payment, you'll need to "reconcile" when you file your federal tax return. Reconciling can affect either the amount of your refund or the amount of tax you owe.

February 19, 2016

Have a “qualifying life event”? You may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.

Open Enrollment for a 2016 Marketplace health plan is over. But in some cases, you may still be able to get health insurance for 2016.

February 12, 2016

No health coverage in 2015? Find out if you have to pay a fee

Most people who didn’t have qualifying health coverage in 2015 must either pay a fee or get a "health coverage exemption."

Exemptions are available based on a number of circumstances, like certain hardships, some life events, health coverage or financial status, and membership in some groups. If you qualify and get an exemption, you don’t have to pay the fee.

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