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2017 Individual & Family Insurance

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY HEALTH INSURANCE

If you had private health insurance through DC Health Link during 2017, you'll receive a Form 1095-A. This form shows how long you (or you and your family) had health insurance through DC Health Link in 2017. This form will also show any premium reductions you received. You'll need this form to file your federal income tax return for 2017. A copy of the Form 1095-A will be mailed at the end of January. You can also download a copy of your Form 1095-A below and locate other helpful resources.

DENTAL INSURANCE

If you purchased a stand-alone dental plan through DC Health Link’s Individual & Family marketplace, you will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link because these plans do not qualify for an advance premium tax credit. Only those enrolled in plans that qualify for an advance premium tax credit receive a tax form from DC Health Link.

CATASTROPHIC HEALTH INSURANCE

If you purchased a catastrophic health plan through DC Health Link’s Individual & Family marketplace, you will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link because these plans do not qualify for an advance premium tax credit. Only those enrolled in plans that qualify for an advance premium tax credit receive a tax form from DC Health Link.

You may receive a tax form from your health insurance company. Health insurance companies are encouraged (but not required) to provide a tax form for those enrolled in catastrophic coverage. Contact your insurance company directly for more information on this tax form.

2016 Individual & Family Insurance

Individual and family coverage

If you had individual private health insurance through DC Health Link during 2016, you will receive a form called Form 1095-A. This form shows how long you had individual (or family) health insurance through DC Health Link in 2016. This form will also show any premium reductions you received. You will need this form for your personal income tax filing. A copy of the Form 1095-A will be mailed at the end of January. You can also download a copy of your Form 1095-A below and locate other helpful resources.

Dental coverage only

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for your dental coverage. The Form 1095-A is for plans that qualify for the premium tax credit. Dental plans do not qualify for the premium tax credit.

Catastrophic plan

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for your catastrophic health plan. The Form 1095-A is for plans that qualify for the premium tax credit. Catastrophic plans do not qualify for the premium tax credit. Dental plans also do not qualify for the premium tax credit.

2015 Individual & Family Insurance

Individual and family coverage

If you had individual private health insurance through DC Health Link during 2015, you will receive a form called Form 1095-A. This form shows how long you had individual (or family) health insurance through DC Health Link in 2015. This form will also show any premium reductions you received. You will need this form for your personal income tax filing. A copy of the Form 1095-A will be mailed at the end of January. You can also download a copy of your Form 1095-A below and locate other helpful resources.

Dental coverage only

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for your dental coverage. The Form 1095-A is for plans that qualify for the premium tax credit. Dental plans do not qualify for the premium tax credit.

Catastrophic plan

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for your catastrophic health plan. The Form 1095-A is for plans that qualify for the premium tax credit. Catastrophic plans do not qualify for the premium tax credit. Dental plans also do not qualify for the premium tax credit.

2014 Individual & Family Insurance

IF YOU HAD INDIVIDUAL PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE FOR ALL OR PART OF CALENDAR YEAR 2014 THROUGH DC HEALTH LINK

If you had individual private health insurance through DC Health Link during 2014, you will receive a form called Form 1095-A. This form shows how long you had individual (or family) health insurance through DC Health Link in 2014. This form will also show any premium assistance you received. You will need this form for your personal income tax filing. A copy of the Form 1095-A will be mailed at the end of January. You can also download a copy of your Form 1095-A below.

2017 Medicaid

Form 1095-B is an IRS Form. You will receive your Form 1095-B in the mail by March 31st. The form will also be available electronically.

Form 1095-B is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax document that includes information about the health coverage provided for one or more months during the year to a beneficiary, beneficiary's spouse, and individuals the beneficiary can claim as dependents. Form 1095-B shows how long you had healthcare coverage through DC Medicaid in 2017.

As a Provider of Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) through Medicaid, the District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) is required to file Form 1095-B with the IRS. DHCF is required to report covered individuals who had Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage during the year, and to provide a copy of the Form 1095-B to covered individuals (beneficiaries of Medicaid and CHIP in 2017).

If you receive Form 1095-B from DHCF, review to make sure that the information is correct. Check the name, social security number (if shown), date of birth, and covered months.

If the information is correct, keep Form 1095-B with your records. You do not need to attach the form to your income tax return.

If the information is not correct on your form 1095-B, please complete, sign and submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form.

Submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form to the 1095-B Processing Unit to request a correction.

Email

Send your completed 1095-B correction request form by email.

Phone

(855) 532-5465
TTY 711

Mail

Department of Human Services
Economic Security Administration
Form 1095-B Processing Unit
645 H Street NE, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20077-0555

In Person

Visit one of our ESA Service Centers

2016 Medicaid

Form 1095-B is an IRS Form. You will receive your Form 1095-B in the mail by March 31st. The form will also be available electronically.

Form 1095-B is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax document that includes information about the health coverage provided for one or more months during the year to a beneficiary, beneficiary's spouse, and individuals the beneficiary can claim as dependents. Form 1095-B shows how long you had healthcare coverage through DC Medicaid in 2016.

As a Provider of Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) through Medicaid, the District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) is required to file Form 1095-B with the IRS. DHCF is required to report covered individuals who had Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage during the year, and to provide a copy of the Form 1095-B to covered individuals (beneficiaries of Medicaid and CHIP in 2016).

If you receive Form 1095-B from DHCF, review to make sure that the information is correct. Check the name, Social Security Number (if shown), date of birth, and covered months.

If the information is correct, keep Form 1095-B with your records. You do not need to attach the form to your income tax return.

If the information is not correct on your form 1095-B please complete, sign and submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form..

Submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form to the 1095-B Processing Unit to request a correction.

Email

Send your completed 1095-B correction request form by email.

Phone

(855) 532-5465
TTY DIAL 711

Mail

Department of Human Services
Economic Security Administration
Form 1095-B Processing Unit
645 H Street NE, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20077-0555

In Person

Visit one of our ESA Service Centers

2015 Medicaid

Form 1095-B is an IRS Form. You will receive your Form 1095-B in the mail in February.

Form 1095-B is an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax document that includes information about the health coverage provided for one or more months during the year to a beneficiary, beneficiary's spouse, and individuals the beneficiary can claim as dependents. Form 1095-B shows how long you had healthcare coverage through DC Medicaid in 2015.

As a Provider of Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) through Medicaid, the District of Columbia Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) is required to file Form 1095-B with the IRS. DHCF is required to report covered individuals who had Medicaid or Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) coverage during the year, and to provide a copy of the Form 1095-B to covered individuals (beneficiaries of Medicaid and CHIP in 2015).

Beginning in February, you can access your form online.

If you receive Form 1095-B from DHCF, review to make sure that the information is correct. Check the name, Social Security Number (if shown), date of birth, and covered months.

If the information is correct, keep Form 1095-B with your records. You do not need to attach the form to your income tax return.

If the information is not correct on your form 1095-B please complete, sign and submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form.

Submit the 1095-B Correction Request Form to the 1095-B Processing Unit to request a correction.

Email

Send your completed 1095-B correction request form by email.

Phone

(855) 532-5465
TTY DIAL 711

Mail

Department of Human Services
Economic Security Administration
Form 1095-B Processing Unit
645 H Street NE, 4th Floor
Washington, DC 20077-0555

In Person

Visit one of our ESA Service Centers

2014 Medicaid

IF YOU HAD DC MEDICAID FOR ALL OR PART OF CALENDAR YEAR 2014

Form 1095-A does not include Medicaid coverage information. You will not receive Form 1095-A from DC Health Link showing your Medicaid coverage.

2017 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage

If you had private health insurance that your employer provided to you through DC Health Link, you’ll receive Form 1095-B from your health insurance company. Please contact your health insurance company if you need assistance with Form 1095-B:

(877) 856-2430
(855) 586-6960
(800) 777-7902
(855) 444-3119

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for coverage provided by your employer.

If your employer has more than 50 full-time employees, you’ll also get a Form 1095-C from your employer with details of your 2017 health insurance coverage. If you have questions about your Form 1095-C, please contact your employer.

2016 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage

You will receive Form 1095-B from your health insurance company. Please contact your health insurance company if you need assistance with Form 1095-B:

(877) 856-2430
(855) 586-6960
(800) 777-7902
(855) 444-3119

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for coverage provided by your employer.

If your employer has more than 50 full-time employees, your will also get a Form 1095-C from your employer with details of your 2016 health insurance coverage. If you have questions about your Form 1095-C, please contact your employer.

2015 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage

You will receive Form 1095-B from your health insurance company. Please contact your health insurance company if you need assistance with Form 1095-B:

(877) 856-2430
(855) 586-6960
(800) 777-7902
(855) 444-3119

You will not receive any tax forms from DC Health Link for coverage provided by your employer.

If your employer has more than 50 full-time employees, your will also get a Form 1095-C from your employer with details of your 2015 health insurance coverage. If you have questions about your Form 1095-C, please contact your employer.

2014 Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Coverage

Form 1095-A does not include job-based health insurance coverage information. You will not receive Form 1095-A from DC Health Link showing your job-based coverage.

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