Taxpayers who are covered by an employee health plan for a full year will meet all minimum essential coverage (MEC) requirements. If a taxpayer is enrolled in Medicare or Medicare Advantage for the full year, all MEC requirements have been met and no further information is required. Remember, though, that if your dependents are not covered by insurance for the full year, then you will need to bring information about any insurance that they do have, as well as information on any income that these dependents earned during the year.
Articles in this section
- How will the Affordable Care Act affect me when I file my taxes?
- What health insurance documents will I need to bring to the site to complete my return?
- What happens if I don’t know where to find the documents related to my health care coverage?
- I’m over age 65 and receive Medicare. My spouse is only 59, but she works full-time and has medical insurance from her employer. How does the Affordable Care Act affect us?
- I didn’t have medical insurance last year. What type of situations might entitle me to an exemption from the Shared Responsibility Payment?
- What if I have applied for an exemption but have not yet gotten a response? Will I still be able to get my return completed?