Administration Grants Tax Time Reprieve For Obamacare Procrastinators

There's a second chance coming for some people who didn't buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise.i

There’s a second chance coming for some people who didn’t buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise.

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There's a second chance coming for some people who didn't buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise.

There’s a second chance coming for some people who didn’t buy health insurance and would face a big tax penalty for 2015 otherwise.

Laughing Stock/Corbis

The Obama administration said Friday it will allow a special enrollment period from March 15 to April 30 for consumers who realize while filling out their taxes that they owe a fee for not signing up for coverage last year.

The special enrollment period applies to people in the 37 states covered by the federal marketplace, though some state-run exchanges are also expected to

Article source: http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2015/02/20/387760723/administration-grants-tax-time-reprieve-for-obamacare-procrastinators?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=affordablecareact

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