Due to tax law changes, beginning Jan. 1, 2019, you'll no longer be required to have minimum essential health coverage.
The IRS, as a result of the Affordable Care Act, requires verification of a taxpayers current enrollment in some form of a health insurance plan. In an effort to better serve you, and report all required information to the IRS, we have included this question within the return.
As a results of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Affordable Care Act, will remain in effect through tax year 2018. No changes will be seen until tax year 2019.