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Need health insurance?

2018 open enrollment is over, but you may still have options. See if you qualify>>

 

Major life event?

You can enroll in or change plans if you’ve had a major life events, such as losing health coverage, moving, getting married, having a baby, or adopting a child. If you qualify for an Special Enrollment Period (SEP), you usually have up to 60 days to enroll in a plan. Learn more»

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Filing your taxes?

When you file your 2017 taxes, you must report information about your 2017 health coverage. Here are three tips to follow:

Anyone who had a Marketplace plan in 2017, should already have received Form 1095-A by mail. It may also be available in your HealthCare.gov account.

 

Get free tax help.

If you'd like help filing your taxes, the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free assistance to people who generally make $54,000 or less, persons with disabilities and limited English speaking taxpayers.

Visit NextStepKC VITA sites in the Kansas City area. AARP Tax-Aide also provides free tax preparation with special attention to those ages 60 and older.

Unsure where to start?

Free, in-person assistance applying for coverage is available. Call United Way 2-1-1 or click here to connect with trained counselors near you.  If you live in Kansas, you can schedule an appointment online.

 

Medicaid and CHIP

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans, including some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. See if you’re eligible>>