Submitted by pahealth on August 21, 2015 - 12:16pm
By Elizabeth Lurwick, Outreach and Enrollment Specialist
Millions of consumers received financial assistance (tax credits) to help pay the cost of their marketplace health insurance plan in 2014. In order to remain eligible for these tax credits moving forward, consumers need to report them to the IRS as part of their annual tax filing. Because this was the first year with this new process, some consumers did not complete the process or made a mistake and must take action in order to make sure they can get tax credits for 2016.
As many of you may know, about 439,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in expanded Medicaid since the beginning of 2015. Expanded Medicaid has helped many uninsured Pennsylvanians get the coverage they need that wasn’t previously available to them.
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