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Obtaining and Claiming a Health Coverage Exemption

David Green

The Affordable Care Act requires you and each member of your family to have minimum essential coverage, qualify for an insurance coverage exemption, or make an individual shared responsibility payment for months without coverage or an exemption when you file your federal income tax return.You, your spouse or your dependents may be eligible to claim an exemption Read more

Individuals Exempt From The Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) Mandate

health-care_capitol1United States citizens are required to carry minimum essential health insurance coverage beginning January 1st 2014. This is also commonly referred to as the ‘individual mandate’ and some people are exempt from this individual mandate including:

• Members of recognized religious sects that are exempt from self-employment tax.

• Members of health care sharing ministries.

• Individuals who are not U.S. citizens or nationals who are nonresident aliens or are present in the U.S. illegally.

• Incarcerated individuals, other than those who are incarcerated after dispositions of charges. If the charges are pending, this exemption doesn’t apply. Read more

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