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Nationwide nearly 11.7 million consumers are enrolled in 2015 Health Insurance Marketplace coverage

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 10, 2015 Contact: HHS Press Office 202-690-6343 More than 4.1 million young people selected a plan or were re-enrolled; nearly 7.7 million people with plan selections in HealthCare.gov states qualify for an average tax credit of $263 per month Nationwide, nearly 11.7 million consumers selected or were automatically re-enrolled in quality,…

CMS Announces Special Enrollment Period for Tax Season

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced a special enrollment period for individuals and families who did not have health coverage in 2014 and are subject to the fee or “shared responsibility payment” when they file their 2014 taxes in states which use Federally-facilitated Marketplaces. This special enrollment period will allow those…

Resources to Help Consumers Use Their New Healthcare Coverage

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Looking for ways to assist people in your community to use their new healthcare coverage? The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) Coverage to Care initiative offers several resources, including videos, to help people with new health care coverage understand their benefits and connect to primary care and the preventive services that are right…

Millions of Americans Tell the Story

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You may know my affection for numbers. They help us focus on impact. They help us learn and improve. And often they tell a story. The story of this Open Enrollment was written by millions of Americans who came to the Marketplace, evaluated their choices, signed-up for or re-enrolled in quality, affordable health coverage. As…

Last chance for 2015 coverage

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There’s still time to enroll in a plan for 2015 that meets your needs and budget, but time is running out to apply. February 15 is your last chance to enroll for coverage in 2015. New to the Marketplace? Here are 3 ways to get started: Preview 2015 plans and prices before you apply. Apply…

Fight HIV/AIDS: Get Covered, Get Tested, and Get Treated If Needed

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More than 1.2 million people are living with HIV or AIDS in the United States – and almost 1 in 7 of them don’t know their status. African Americans continue to shoulder the heaviest burden of the disease, representing 2 in 5 of those living with HIV/AIDS nationwide. Consistent with the national average, 1 in…

TBT: Magic Johnson Reminds Americans to #GetCovered

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It’s Throwback Thursday (TBT)! And with National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day approaching on February 7, we are reminded of this excellent 2014 video from Magic Johnson about the importance of enrolling in healthcare coverage. As Magic Johnson emphasizes, most people will need medical care at some point in their lives. And, without health insurance, some…

Form 1095-A and your tax return

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If you or anyone in your household enrolled in a health plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2014, this tax season you’ll get a new Form 1095-A — Health Insurance Marketplace Statement. You’ll get it in the mail by early February and use it to file your 2014 federal income tax return. Keep it…