Exemptions to the Individual Mandate
There are some cases where there is no penalty to not having coverage.
In Kansas, any individual or family may buy coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace.
The only people who can’t are those who aren’t legally in the United States or who are incarcerated (other than pending disposition of charges).
Small employers (employers with 50 or fewer employees)
Can buy health insurance for their employees through the SHOP Marketplace for Small Businesses for 2015 and 2016
Contact Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas/BlueCross BlueShield Kansas Solutions or Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
These insurers offers SHOP plans in Kansas.
In 2016 the definition of small employer changes to employers with 100 or fewer employees.
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