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MassHealth Member Tax Forms

February 10, 2021

Each year, MassHealth members enrolled in certain MassHealth coverage types must show proof of coverage for each month in which they were enrolled in Minimum Creditable Coverage (MCC) during the calendar yea

The Form 1099-HC is a Massachusetts state tax document which is sent to members by their health insurance carriers. The Form 1099-HC shows:

  • Which months during the calendar year members were enrolled in a health plan that meets the state's MCC requirements for at least 15 days
  • Individual member had income greater than 150% FPL at any point in the 2020 calendar year
  • The individual was at least 18 years old as of 12/31/2020.


New for Tax Year 2020, MassHealth members may request to receive their Form 1095-B or they can access their Form by going to The Form 1095-B is the federal tax document. It will show which months during the calendar year members were enrolled in a health plan that meets the federal Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) requirements for at least 1 day. Each covered individual will have access to the Form 1095-B from MassHealth electronically or can request a hard copy by calling MassHealth.

Members in the following coverage types: MassHealth Standard, MassHealth CarePlus, MassHealth CommonHealth, or MassHealth Family Assistance (direct coverage) will: 

  • Receive their Form 1099-HC by mail
  • Receive their Form 1095-B by calling MassHealth at (866) 682-6745, TTY: (800) 497-4648 or access their form by going to


Members with questions about why they received the Form MA 1099-HC, how to get their Form 1095-B from MassHealth, or if they need a duplicate copy, should contact MassHealth at (866) 682-6745, TTY: (800) 497-4648 for people who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled.