Do I owe an IRS penalty when filing income taxes for having medicaid health insurance (not sure if was eligible)?

I lost my job that provided health insurance coverage in July 2016 so signed up for marketplace health insurance beginning September 1 and lasting the rest of the year so 4 months total. The customer service rep I spoke with said I was eligible since my monthly income was less than $1317 per month (did not have any

I lost my job that provided health insurance coverage in July 2016 so signed up for marketplace health insurance beginning September 1 and lasting the rest of the year so 4 months total. The customer service rep I spoke with said I was eligible since my monthly income was less than $1317 per month (did not have any sort of income for last 6 months of year after losing job). However, my yearly income for 2016 was about $61500 (which I made before July and I told person who signed me up), So I'm not sure if I was actually eligible to be receiving the medicaid health insurance since my yearly income is far above the poverty line meant for determining medicaid eligibility. My monthly income for last 6 months of 2016 was below poverty line though. I haven't paid any premiums at all for having medicaid the last 4 months of 2016. Can someone please tell me if I'll be hit with a tax penalty when filing income taxes? Form 8962 about premium tax credits has me worried. If yes, any idea how much I'll owe? Or any idea how much the medicaid premium is for a 31 year old. Thank you very much for the help!

Other answer:

fred:
Due to losing job and main income, is the reason for being eligible for Medicaid.

Do you use a CPA to do your taxes? If so, then ask the CPA, since they handle these forms every year when they do the taxes.

Your prior job should provide a form that would have shown insured at that company till July, (7 months), then Medicaid for 4 months.

The problem with the reps at the healthcare market place, is that they may not fully understand the laws and just go what is asked in front of them.

Why not re-post this question under TAXES in Y/A. There are a lot of good tax people out there who could answer for the "right" answer.

Robt:
Don't worry about it Simple.
U GOT until April first to GET educated and do ur TAXES.
In USA visit local libraries for books on how to figure out ur taxes.
U can actually do ur own research homework at IRS GOV website for Free.
Start there
StephenWeinstein:
No, you don't owe a penalty. To owe the penalty, you have to be uninsured. You can't owe the penalty for any month that you had medicaid.
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