800,000 Affected by HealthCare.gov Tax Snafu: What You Need to Know
The Obama administration made two announcements Friday regarding health insurance coverage under Obamacare — one involving some 800,000 inaccurate tax forms sent to people who purchased health insurance through healthcare.gov — and another that could benefit people who have not yet enrolled for health insurance.
What announcements were made today?
About 800,000 people who purchased health insurance through healthcare.gov received incorrect tax information, Obama administration officials said Friday. The problem could delay filing of tax returns for those affected.
Separately, the federal government announced that people living in states that use the federal healthcare.gov online marketplace who are eligible for coverage under the Affordable Care Act but who have not yet signed up will have an opportunity to do so from March 15 to April 30.