QUESTION

Does the individual mandate require me to purchase dental coverage for me or my child?

Individuals with no coverage | Individual Responsibility Requirement (Individual Mandate)
ANSWER

Individuals who enroll in minimum essential coverage that does not include dental benefits, including pediatric dental benefits, will not owe a tax penalty for lacking dental coverage. (45 C.F.R. § 155.1065; 45 C.F.R. § 156.440(b)).

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