If you had coverage through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), or another source. Depending on the coverage you had, you may get Form 1095-B, Health Coverage, to help you complete your taxes.
1. If you got a Form 1095-B
Read Parts III and IV to find information about:
Your 2017 insurance coverage
Covered individuals and the months they had coverage
2. Complete your tax return
If you and your dependents had
Any health insurance that meets the Affordable Care Act requirement for coverage. The fee for not having health insurance no longer applies. This means you no longer pay a tax penalty for not having health coverage.
Refer to glossary for more details.
for all of 2017:
Check the “Full-year coverage” box on your federal income tax form. You can find it on: