Every tax filer listed on your Maryland Health Connection application will receive a 1095-A. If you indicated on your Maryland Health Connection application that you file taxes separately, you will both receive a 1095-A for your policy. Note: Generally speaking, married couples must file jointly to be eligible for a …Read More »
No, the 1040EZ Form cannot be used with Form 8962 (PDF). If you received a premium tax credit, or think you may be eligible for one, it is very likely that you must file Form 1040 or Form 1040A. For more information, please contact the IRS or your tax preparer.Read More »
No; the premium tax credit is a federal credit and only impacts your federal taxes.Read More »
Can my tax preparer call Maryland Health Connection with questions about the Form 1095-A on my behalf?
No; we cannot accept calls from a tax preparer on your behalf due to privacy reasons. Tax preparers are encouraged to take advantage of the information prepared by the IRS to support tax preparers and their understanding of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Tax preparers should visit http://www.irs.gov/Tax-Professionals.Read More »
My Form 1095-A says I received a tax credit during a month when I didn’t pay my monthly premium. Why does this say I received a tax credit for a month that I did not pay for?
If you are receiving a tax credit, the law requires your insurer to keep you covered in your health insurance for a certain period of time even if you aren’t paying premiums. This is called a grace period. If you don’t start paying your premiums again at the end of …Read More »
I forgot to report a change in my income or my family size (like getting married or having a baby) that happened in the last year. What should I do?
After December 31, Maryland Health Connection cannot make changes to your last tax year's information. Any change that you forgot to make in the last year will likely be addressed on Form 8962 (PDF), and you will need to talk with the IRS or your tax preparer about any questions …Read More »
No, this means that Form 1095-A was sent in error. You shouldn't have received a Form 1095-A for this policy. Don't use the information on this or the previously received Form 1095-A to figure your premium tax credit on Form 8962.Read More »
Yes, this means that your form has updated information on it and you should use the “Corrected” Form 1095-A form instead of the older version of that Form 1095-A.Read More »
If you or a member of your tax household enrolled in more than one health plan, you will receive a Form 1095-A for each plan. You may also receive more than one form if you reported a life event or if you had a gap or lapse in your coverage …Read More »
If you think there is a mistake on your Form 1095-A, you should call Maryland Health Connection at 855-642-8572 (TTY: 855-642-8573). Please be prepared to explain which sections of the form look wrong and why. If you have other documents, such as your bill from your insurance company, please have …Read More »