Health Care Reform

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The Massachusetts Health Care Reform Law requires most residents over 18 who can afford insurance to have health coverage for the entire year, or pay a penalty through their tax returns. Penalties add up for each month you don't comply, but there is a grace period that allows lapses in coverage of 3 or fewer consecutive months. You must be enrolled in health insurance plans that meet Minimum Creditable Coverage (MCC) requirements.

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