Published onMarch 29, 2018
Choosing a provider you trust is one of the most important decisions you’ll make about your health care, and finding the right one can take a little work. Follow these 4 steps to help you choose:
Published onMarch 22, 2018
You can get health care in many different places, but it’s best to get routine care from a primary care doctor. Visiting your primary care doctor usually costs much less than visiting the emergency room, and you’ll spend less time waiting. Check out these 3 tips to know where to go for medical care:
Published onMarch 15, 2018
After you enrolled in Marketplace insurance, you probably got a membership package in the mail with information about your coverage. You may have also gotten a card or other document as proof of your insurance. (If you didn’t get a card, contact your health plan.)
Published onMarch 8, 2018
Insurance plans can differ in which providers you can see and how much you have to pay. It’s important to understand your costs and key health insurance terms, so you’ll know what services your plan will pay for and how much each visit or medicine will cost.
Published onMarch 1, 2018
You can use your Marketplace health insurance when you’re sick and when you’re well. Follow these tips to help maintain your health:
Published onFebruary 22, 2018
If you had 2017 Marketplace coverage, you should have already received Form 1095-A in the mail. Make sure your Form 1095-A is accurate before you file your taxes. You’ll use information from this form about
Published onFebruary 15, 2018
You should have already received Form 1095-A in the mail. This form may also be available online in your Marketplace account. Before you file your 2017 taxes, make sure your Form 1095-A is accurate. Don’t file 2017 taxes until you have a correct 1095-A. If it has errors, contact the Marketplace Call Center, and you’ll be sent a corrected Form 1095-A.
Published onFebruary 8, 2018
Whether you got 2017 health coverage through the Marketplace, Medicare, your job, or another source, you must report your 2017 health coverage status to the IRS when you file your taxes. The form you’ll use will depend on how you got your health coverage.
Published onFebruary 1, 2018
If anyone in your household had Marketplace coverage in 2017, you can expect to get a Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace® Statement, in the mail by mid-February. It comes from the Marketplace, not the IRS. Store this form with your important tax information. You'll use it to fill out Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit, and "reconcile" any Marketplace premium tax credit you got in 2017.
Published onJanuary 25, 2018
You must report information about your 2017 health coverage when you file your 2017 taxes. If you had Marketplace health insurance in 2017, check out these 3 tips: