Citizens of the United States will face a hefty fine if they are not enrolled in a health insurance program by this year’s deadline – Sunday, February 15. If you are already covered by your job or your parents, then no worries, but if not, please make sure you enroll in Obamacare! If not, not only will you have to pay out of pocket for regular and unexpected medical fees, but you’ll also have to pay the tax penalty under the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
People who went without insurance for a long period last year must pay the greater of $95 or 1 percent of their household income above the filing threshold this year. For 2015, the penalty is $325 or 2 percent of income.
It only takes a few minutes to sign up and get covered, so head here to do so now!
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