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I was in jail for 4 months awaiting trial and ultimately was exonerated. During that time I was also uninsured. Do I owe a penalty for the months I was in jail?

Yes, unless you qualify for another exemption. There is an exemption for people who are incarcerated but it does not apply to people who were in jail awaiting trial.

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