UHCSR: ACTION REQUIRED - Important information regarding 1095-B

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From: UnitedHealthcare StudentResources <Info@uhcsr.com>
Date: Tue, Nov 3, 2020 at 9:43 AM
Subject: UHCSR: ACTION REQUIRED - Important information regarding 1095-B
To: josiah_carberry@brown.edu <josiah_carberry@brown.edu>

[ UnitedHealthcare StudentResources logo]

Dear UnitedHealthcare StudentResources Insured;

Our records show that you were insured through a UnitedHealthcare StudentResources policy in 2020.  As such, we’re reaching out to you with important information that could impact your 2020 federal tax return.

The Affordable Care Act places the responsibility on the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) for administering the individual coverage mandates and associated fees should an individual not maintain minimal essential coverage.  The IRS requires us, as the insurance company, to report to them, in January 2021, those insureds that have such coverage.   They also require us to send a statement of coverage to the primary insured, the Form 1095-B.

In order to follow their directives, we must ask you to confirm your personal information that will be included in this reporting and the distribution of the Form 1095-B.  The information needed is:

Social Security Number (SSN) or International Tax Identification Number (ITIN)
Date of Birth
Mailing Address
Email Address
You may also indicate if you do not have a SSN/ITIN to stop future requests.

In addition, we would like to offer you the opportunity to receive the Form 1095-B in electronic format.  While you are confirming the above information in your My Account, you can elect electronic delivery of the Form 1095-B.

To confirm your information, please visit www.uhcsr.com/MyAccount and log in or create your My Account.  Once logged in, select the My Profile link in the drop down menu in the upper right corner.  Once your My Profile page is loaded, click on Explore in the Tax Info card.  This page will allow you to review or submit your SSN or ITIN, notify us if you do not have one, and select electronic or paper delivery of your Form 1095-B.   

You may also edit your demographics and/or update your Preferred Email address by navigating back to the My Profile page and clicking Explore on the Personal Info card.

After January 31, 2021, you will be able to access your Form 1095-B in My Account.  The Form will be located under Tax Documents under the My Coverage tab.  An email communication will be sent once the form is ready to be downloaded. 

Thank you for your assistance in making this a smooth IRS reporting.

Please do not reply to this e-mail. If you have questions, please call Customer Service at the toll-free telephone number on the front of your member ID card or the number displayed with using the UHCSR Mobile App.  If your ID card is not available, please call 1-800-767-0700.

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