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Most people must have qualifying health coverage or pay a fee (also known as the “penalty,” “fine,” “individual shared responsibility payment,” or “individual mandate”). But if you qualify for a health coverage exemption you don’t have to pay the fee.
There are a variety of exemptions, many of which you can claim on your federal tax return. There are also “hardship” exemptions that you must apply for with a paper application.
- See the kinds of health coverage that qualify as “minimum essential coverage” under the health law. If you’re covered by any of these plans, you don’t have to pay the fee or have a health coverage exemption.
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