Affordable Care Act

  • The Affordable Care Act - ACA requires that every individual maintains minimum health insurance coverage for themselves and their dependents. Unless an individual is exempt, the individual will have to pay a penalty for every month that the individual fails to maintain health insurance coverage. The Individual Mandate requirement took effect on January 1, 2014. The Individual Mandate is not considered a special enrollment event by TRS–AC.

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT TAX PROVISIONS:

    https://www.irs.gov/affordable-care-act/questions-and-answers-about-health-care-information-forms-for-individuals

    IRS REQUIRES EPISD TO ISSUE IRS FORM 1095

    Beginning in 2016 for the 2015 Tax Year, the IRS required EPISD as your employer to provide the minimal essential health insurance coverage, (which is offered through the TRS-AC Health Plan), to report your coverage to the IRS, and to provide you with information about your coverage.

    EPISD WILL PROVIDE AN IRS FORM 1095 TO YOU TO ASSIST YOU WHEN YOU FILE YOUR FEDERAL TAX RETURN.

    EPISD offered employees the opportunity to receive their IRS FORM 1095 electronically. The instructions to change your IRS FORM 1095 from paper to electronic are attached. The easy to follow instructions will show you the steps you must take to make the change. If these steps are not completed you will receive a paper IRS FORM 1095 and will not have access to the electronic version.

    Electronic IRS FORM 1095 will be available on "Employee Service Center". Please click HEREto open the TEAMS Guide to help you through the process of selecting electronic or paper copy.

    Once you make your selection, you will receive an email confirmation for your records.

    Anytime during the year, you may access a copy of current year 1095 by visiting the TEAMS Employee Service Center. The forms are available under the Payroll option.

    Local Contacts:


    • AVANCE: 351-2419
    • Centro de Salud Familiar La Fe, Inc.: 545-7190
    • Centro San Vicente Familiar de Salud: 858-2932
    • City of El Paso, Dept. of Public Health: 2-1-1
    • County of El Paso: 546-2098
    • EPISO - Border Interfaith: 778-3200
    • El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce: 566-4066
    • Region 19 Head Start: 790-4600
    • Rio Grande Council of Governments - Area Agency on Aging: 533-0998
    • United Way of El Paso County: 533-2434
    • YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region: 533-2311