2018 taxes & the Health Insurance Marketplace®

No health coverage for 2018

If you weren’t enrolled in

qualifying health coverage
for all or part of 2018, you may have to pay a
fee
with your federal income tax return.

You will NOT get Form 1095-A unless you or someone in your household had Marketplace coverage for all or part of 2018.

1. See if you qualify for an exemption from the coverage requirement

Exemptions are available based on a number of situations, including certain hardships, some life events, health coverage or financial status, and membership in some groups.

Learn more about health coverage exemptions.

2. If you don’t qualify for an exemption, pay the fee

Notice:

This applies for plan years 2018 and earlier. The fee for not having health insurance no longer applies.

If you didn't have health coverage in 2018 and didn't qualify for a health coverage exemption, you may have had to pay a penalty when you filed your federal tax return.

Learn more about the penalty for not having coverage for plan years 2018 and earlier
.

Tax forms and instructions:

More than one coverage status?

If you weren't enrolled in any health coverage for only part of 2018, or other household members had different coverage, visit these pages for enrollment in: