Important Information Regarding Your 1095 Tax Form

Important Information Regarding Your 1095 Tax Form

When you file your federal income taxes this year, you may not need a 1095 form to report your health coverage. That’s because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act removed the individual mandate tax penalty.

What Is a 1095-B Form?

Form 1095-B is a tax form that reports:

  • The type of health plan you have
  • The people covered by your plan
  • When you were covered during the last year
What Is Changing?

Since you won’t need this form for tax filing, it will be sent to you only if you ask.

If you have a plan directly from BCBSMT, use one of these four ways to ask for your BCBSMT 1095-B form.

  1. Blue Access for MembersSM (BAMSM)
    Log in to BAM, then select My Account and Forms and Documents to download your Form 1095-B. If you aren’t already registered for a BAM account, sign up now. It’s quick and easy. You’ll need the information on your member ID card.
  2. Phone
    Call the number on your BCBSMT member ID card to ask for your Form 1095-B to be mailed to your address on file within 30 days. If you can’t find this number, you can also call 855-710-6984
  3. Mail
    Print and fill out the 1095-B Request Form, leaving site icon then mail it to:
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
    C/o 1095-B Form Request
    PO Box 660044
    Dallas, TX 75266-0044

    Once this form is received, your Form 1095-B will be mailed to your address on file within 30 days.
  4. Email
    Fill out the 1095-B Request Form, leaving site icon then attach it to an email. Send the email to Form1095B@bcbsil.comOnce this form is received, your Form 1095-B will be mailed to your address on file within 30 days.
What About the Other 1095 Forms?

Form 1095-A: Health Insurance Marketplace Statement

  • If you enrolled through healthcare.gov: The Marketplace may send you a 1095-A form. You can also log in to your Marketplace account to get a copy. If you have questions about the 1095-A form, please call the Marketplace at the number shown on your form. If you don’t receive a form from the Marketplace by mid-February, call 800-318-2596 (TTY: 855-889-4325).

Form 1095-C: Employer-Provided Health Insurance Offer and Coverage

  • If you enrolled in a plan with BCBSMT through your employer outside the Marketplace: Your employer may send you a 1095-C form. Or we may mail you a 1095-B form, based on the plan your employer has with us.
Questions?

Originally published 2/1/207; Revised 2018, 2021, 2022

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