Published onFebruary 26, 2016
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 19, 2016
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.
Published onFebruary 12, 2016
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.
Published onFebruary 5, 2016
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 onFebruary 1, 2016
The last day to apply for and enroll in a Marketplace health insurance plan for 2016 was January 31, 2016.
Published onJanuary 22, 2016
Time is running out if you still need health coverage for 2016. Only a few days remain before the final January 31 deadline to enroll at HealthCare.gov.
Published onJanuary 15, 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
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
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.
Published onJanuary 8, 2016
As we enter a new year, consider making your health a priority.
You have until January 31, 2016 to apply for and enroll in a Marketplace health insurance plan for 2016. At HealthCare.gov, you’ll see high-quality and affordable health coverage options available to you. In fact, most who apply will qualify for savings.