Understanding Your clients’ Your employees’ 1095 tax forms

A 1095 acts as proof of your health insurance during a given tax year.

In your postal mailbox, you may have received a physical copy of your 1095 tax form. Different 1095 forms exist, and the form you get depends on how you enrolled in your plan.

Your Sharp Health Plan clients should have received physical copies of their 1095 tax forms via postal mail. Different 1095 forms exist, and the form that someone receives will depend on how they enrolled in their plan.

Employees who were enrolled in benefits with Sharp Health Plan in 2020 should have received physical copies of their 1095 tax forms via postal mail no later than Jan. 31, 2021.

If you enrolled in Sharp Health Plan in 2020…You will receiveIn your postal mailbox from
Through Covered CaliforniaForm 1095-A Covered California
By directly purchasing an individual or family plan from Sharp Health PlanForm 1095-BSharp Health Plan, by Jan. 31, 2021
Through your employer (100 employees or fewer)Form 1095-BSharp Health Plan, by Jan. 31, 2021
Through your employer (101+ employees)Form 1095-B
and
Form 1095-C
Sharp Health Plan by Jan. 31, 2021
 
Your employer
If they enrolled in Sharp Health Plan in 2020…They will receiveIn their mailbox from
Through Covered CaliforniaForm 1095-A Covered California
By directly purchasing an individual or family plan from Sharp Health PlanForm 1095-BSharp Health Plan, by Jan. 31, 2021
Through their employer (100 employees or fewer)Form 1095-BSharp Health Plan, by Jan. 31, 2021
Through their employer (101+ employees)Form 1095-B &
and
Form 1095-C
Sharp Health Plan by Jan. 31, 2021
 
Their employer

Your 1095 form verifies you had “minimum essential health coverage” during 2020. Please keep this form for your records. You may need to reference or submit the form for your state tax return as part of California’s Minimum Essential Coverage Individual Mandate.

These forms verify your clients had “minimum essential health coverage” in 2020. Although they are not required to submit their 1095 form to the IRS when they file their taxes, they should keep it as part of their tax records. They may need to reference or submit the form for their state tax return as part of California’s Minimal Essential Coverage Individual Mandate.

These forms verify that your employees had “minimum essential health coverage” in 2020. Although your employees may not be required to submit their 1095 forms to the IRS when they file their taxes, they should keep them as part of their tax records. They may need to reference or submit the form for their state tax return as part of California’s Minimal Essential Coverage Individual Mandate.

Please note that if your employees had insurance for part of the year through Covered California, another employer or another carrier, they may receive multiple 1095 forms.


Questions?

Use our handy chart below to find the right contact to assist you. We also recommend consulting your tax adviser or referring to the Internal Revenue Service and California Franchise Tax Board for more information.

Use our table below to determine who can help your clients with questions about their specific 1095 tax forms.

Use our table below to determine who can help your employees with questions about their specific 1095 tax forms.

I received…Contact
Form 1095-ACovered California
1-800-300-1506
coveredca.com
Form 1095-B
from Sharp Health PlanRead our frequently asked questions, or contact Customer Care at customer.service@sharp.com or by phone at 1-800-359-2002.
from a different health insurerContact the issuer of the form.
from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid ServicesCenters for Medicare & Medicaid Services
1-800-633-4227
medicare.gov
Form 1095-CContact your employer
1095 Form:From:Contact:
Form 1095-ACovered California1-800-300-1506
Covered California website
Form 1095-BSharp Health Plan



Different health insurer
Visit FAQs
customer.service@sharp.com
1-800-359-2002

Issuer of the form
Form 1095-CTheir employerTheir employer
1095 Form:From:Contact:
Form 1095-ACovered California1-800-300-1506
Covered California website
Form 1095-BSharp Health Plan



Different health insurer
Visit FAQs
customer.service@sharp.com
1-800-359-2002

Issuer of the form
Form 1095-CTheir employerTheir employer

If your clients have further questions, please ask them to consult a tax advisor or refer them to the Internal Revenue Service and California Franchise Tax Board for additional information.

If your employees have further questions, please ask them to consult a tax advisor or refer them to the the Internal Revenue Service and California Franchise Tax Board for additional information.

If you have questions, please contact your dedicated account management executive.

If you have questions, please contact your dedicated account management executive.