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My spouse and I both were enrolled in Medicaid or had other health coverage but then divorced. Will we both receive Form 1095-B?

We will send Form 1095-B to the person listed as head of the household at the end of the year. You can request an additional copy of Form 1095-B from your spouse or through Maryland Health Connection by calling us at 1-855-642-8572 (Deaf and hard of hearing use Relay service). …

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Can my tax preparer call Maryland Health Connection with questions about the Form 1095-B 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).

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What if the information on Form 1095-B is not correct?

If any information is incorrect on your Form 1095-B, such as names, last four digits of Social Security Numbers (SSNs), dates of coverage, or which individuals in your household were enrolled, call Maryland Health Connection’s consumer support center at 1-855-642-8572 (Deaf and hard of hearing use Relay service).

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Why do I need Form 1095-B?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most people are required to have health coverage that meets certain minimum standards, or else they may pay a penalty for being uninsured. The Form 1095-B is proof that you meet this requirement. If you file taxes, you will check a box on your tax …

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When will I get Form 1095-B?

The Form 1095-B will be mailed to you on Jan. 31. You can still file your taxes even if you haven't received the form yet.

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What is Form 1095-B?

Form 1095-B is an IRS tax form that serves as proof that you or members of your household met the Affordable Care Act requirement to have health coverage. If anyone in your household was enrolled in Medicaid or the Maryland Children’s Health Program (MCHP) through Maryland Health Connection this year, …

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