Employee Form Types and Requirements (1095B/C)

In this guide, refer to information at a glance on the various Employee Form Types and Requirements according to Employer Group type.

NOTE: The information provided does not constitute tax or legal advice. Employers are encouraged to discuss potential costs and penalties with a trusted advisor.

Form Types
Group Type Employee Form

Small Employer Group
Fully Funded

No Form

Small Employer Group
Self-Funded

1095-B Form

Applicable Large Employer
Fully Funded

1095-C Form
Part II Only

Applicable Large Employer
Self-Funded

1095-C Form
Part II & III

A Form Should be Generated For:
  • Any Full-time Employee that was active for an entire month of the tax reporting year.
  • Any Part-time Employee that enrolled in Self-Insured coverage
  • Any employee found to be Full-time using the Lookback period method and whose stability period began within the tax reporting year.
  • Any Retiree enrolled in Self-insured coverage for any month during the tax reporting year
  • Any terminated employee enrolled in COBRA coverage for a Self-Insured plan for any month during the tax reporting year.
  • Any Full-time employee who became Part-time and enrolled in COBRA continuation coverage.

TIP: ACA rules suggest that an employee of an Applicable Large Employer and
is enrolled in Self-Insured coverage could get a 1095-B AND a 1095-C form.
However, the reporting requirement is also met by completing Part III of the 1095-C form.

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