Filing for an Exemption to the Individual Mandate

Some of you (Dave, read on) have asked about applying for an exemption to the requirement that all adults have health insurance.

As mentioned in July, the first time you will have to prove that you either have health insurance, or qualify for an exemption, will be on your 2007 state income tax return.

If you want to make sure you are exempt in advance of signing your state tax return, click here to find out how to file for an exemption. Many waivers will be based on income. There is also a list of hardships the state will consider. And, residents who believe that faith, not medicine, heals, will not be required to purchase health insurance.

This program aired on October 7, 2007. The audio for this program is not available.


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