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Horticultural Therapy has been defined as "the use of plants and gardens for human healing and rehabilitation."   New Jersey is raising awareness to this form of therapy, thanks to overwhelming... Read More

Dr. Mark Leitman  will be at the East Brunswick Public Library on Wednesday, April 1st at 7:00.   Dr. Leitman will discuss common eye ailments of aging, such as macular... Read More

New Tools to Help Consumers during Tax Season

The 2015 tax season is the first time individuals and families will be asked for some basic information regarding their health insurance on their tax returns.  The CMS has made available two tools to help consumers fill out IRS Forms 8962 and 8965. 

  • One tool helps consumers determine the amount of their 2014 Premium Tax Credit for Form 8962. 
  • The second tool helps consumers determine whether or not they qualify for the exemption for coverage being unaffordable, for Form 8965.

While the vast majority of tax filers – over three quarters – will just need to check a box on their tax return indicating they had health coverage for all of 2014, people who purchased coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplaces, or decided not to enroll in coverage, should be aware of the additional steps that will be a part of the tax filing process starting this year.  These tools can be accessed:   https://www.healthcare.gov/taxes/

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