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Published onMarch 10, 2016

What to do if your Form 1095-A is incorrect

If you enrolled in a Marketplace health insurance plan for 2015, you should have gotten tax Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement in the mail. If you have an online Marketplace account, it should be there too.

Check your 1095-A to make sure it’s correct

Published onFebruary 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.

Published onFebruary 5, 2016

Form 1095-A and your 2015 federal income taxes

If you (or anyone in your household) had a Marketplace health plan for 2015, keep an eye out for Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement in the mail. It should arrive through the U.S. mail by mid-February, and it’ll also appear online in your Marketplace account.

You’ll need it to file your 2015 federal income tax return and figure out your final 2015 premium tax credit, if you qualify for one.

Published onJanuary 15, 2016

Urgent: Less than 2 weeks left to get health coverage for 2016

Time is running out! You have until January 31, 2016 to join the millions of Americans who’ve already applied for and enrolled in a Marketplace health plan for 2016. That’s less than 2 weeks!

Don’t miss the deadline — get started now

Remember: Most people who apply will qualify for savings.

Published onJanuary 15, 2016

What to know about 2015 taxes and your health insurance

As you begin to gather the information you need to file your taxes, it’s important to remember that information about your health coverage is now a part of the tax filing process.

Here’s what you need to know if you have Marketplace coverage:

Published onJanuary 14, 2016

Attention: Beware of email scam

We’ve become aware of an email phishing scam targeted at HealthCare.gov users.

The phishing emails claim to come from HealthCare.gov and ask you to complete a verification process for 2016 tax returns through links that appears to go to HealthCare.gov.

If you receive an email like this with a link, it’s very important that you don’t click on it or copy it. It could take you to a malicious website intended to gain access to personal information, like your username, password, Social Security Number, or bank account numbers.