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Doctoral students from the Philadelphia College
of Pharmacy
will be here to:
• Answer your questions about drugs and their
side effects
• Herbal... Read More

Anyone who has ever suffered with low back pain will tell you it is not to be taken lightly.  It can range from an ache that frustrates and limits you from doing the things that are important to... Read More

During the month of February, Americans see the human heart as the symbol of love. February is American Heart Month, a time to show yourself the love. Learn about your risks for heart disease and... Read More

The Red Dress is the  national symbol for women and heart disease awareness

The Heart Truth ® is that heart disease is the leading cause of death and disability among women in the United States.  But there's good news.  You have the power to take action.

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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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