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The Sign-Up dates for 2015 ACA coverage are Nov. 15, 2014 through Feb. 15, 2015.
The Penalty for not having health insurance coverage in 2015 will be $325!
The Cost Penalty for not having health insurance coverage in 2014 was $95, or one percent of your taxable household income, whichever is greater. In 2016 the penalty goes to $695.
See Open-enrollment information here: https://www.healthcare.gov/glossary/open-enrollment-period/
You’ll pay the fee on the federal income tax return you file for the year you don’t have coverage. Most people will file their 2014 returns in early 2015 and their 2015 returns in early 2016.
http://youtu.be/M_eK_jGyHsE Step-Right-Up - Get Health Insurance Coverage for 2015!
Get more 2015 information from Access Health CT at the link below. Also, the Marketplace for 2015 has expanded with more providers. Be sure to ask all the questions you have before making a final decision in choosing a provider; this is a critical point to remember.
https://www.accesshealthct.com/AHCT/LandingPageCTHIX - Call 1- 855-805-4325.
Exemptions from the fee for not having health coverage
You may qualify for an exemption from the penalty for a number of reasons. For these reasons you may also qualify for subsidized premiums. Find all the exemptions at the link below; a few of those reasons are:
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