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What does the Affordable Care Act require of me and my family?

All individuals are required to maintain minimum essential coverage (MEC), or qualify for an exemption, or make a payment when filing their Federal income tax returns.


All FEHB plans are eligible employer-sponsored plans and provide MEC. Please visit our website to review the FastFacts entitled How Does the Affordable Care Act’s Individual Shared Responsibility Provision and the Requirement to Maintain Minimum Essential Coverage AFFECT ME?


For more information on the ACA’s individual shared responsibility provision and the individual requirement to maintain MEC, please visit the Internal Revenue Service website.

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