Advocating the right to quality, affordable health care for every person in Maine.
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Support CAHC’s Work

Consumers for Affordable Health Care is a nonprofit organization committed to advocating the right to quality, affordable health care for person in Maine since 1988.

Are you passionate about our cause? Want to help ensure that all Mainers have quality health care that they can afford?

Please consider making a donation. Your support makes our services, including our toll-free HelpLine, our Consumer Assistance Program, and our policy and advocacy efforts, possible. Learn more about the stories of the people we have helped.

Looking for other ways to get involved? Sign up for our email list or follow us on Facebook or Twitter. You can also attend one of our workshops or other events, or tell us your story.

A CAHC staff member helps a consumer with his health coverage questions

A CAHC staff member helps a consumer with his health coverage questions

Do you shop on Amazon? Support Consumers for Affordable Health Care’s work with your Amazon purchases.

Here’s how:

  • Go to smile.amazon.com and select Consumers for Affordable Health Care as your charity of choice. You can also go directly to this link.
  • Make your purchase. CAHC receives 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchase. You will pay the same price.
  • Be sure to start at smile.amazon.com whenever you visit Amazon to support CAHC every time you shop.

Shopping at AmazonSmile costs you nothing, and helps support our mission to advocate for the right to quality, affordable health care for every man, woman, and child. It’s a no brainer!

Learn more about AmazonSmile

Do you CLYNK?
Now you can support CAHC through your returnables thanks to a program through Hannaford Supermarkets called CLYNK. If you have a CLYNK account you can donate from your account through the online system. Look for Consumers for Affordable Health Care in the Community Listings. You can also ask a staff member how to get the special bags and tags for your CLYNK donations to go to CAHC.


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2016 Financial Statement
990 Report for 2015
2015 Financial Statement

Open Enrollment is the time of year you can sign up for health insurance.

Open Enrollment to get insurance for 2018 will start November 1, 2017. It will end December 15, 2017.

If you don't sign up for a health plan by December 15, 2017, you may not be able to get health insurance in 2018. If you don't have insurance, you might have to pay a fine when you file your taxes.

Visit HealthCare.gov or call our HelpLine at 1-800-965-7476 to learn more and find out how to apply!

Get Covered

Find free help from a “navigator” or other local assister in Maine — a service of enroll207.com. Search by city or zip code.

Workshops & Events

  • September, 2017
  • Sep
    26

    5th Annual HC4ME Conference!

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Our conference theme this year is: The Future of Health Care in Maine: Defending Our Gains, Defining Our Vision.

    This year’s conference will offer two interchangeable tracks: a Policy Track, and an Enrollment Track.  The Policy Track will explore the current state-of-the-art in health policy, particularly around coverage and delivery system reforms. The Enrollment Track will explore information enrollment professionals will need or want to know.  The conference will also include panel discussions exploring the current state of health reform.

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  • October, 2017
  • Oct
    10

    Bangor MaineCare A to Z Workshop

    9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This workshop offers an in depth look at MAGI & Non-MAGI MaineCare eligibility rules for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Participants will review and discuss recent State and Federal level changes to MaineCare related to the Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Consumers for Affordable Health Care and Maine Equal Justice.

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  • Oct
    17

    Portland MaineCare A to Z Workshop

    9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This workshop offers an in depth look at MAGI & Non-MAGI MaineCare eligibility rules for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Participants will review and discuss recent State and Federal level changes to MaineCare related to the Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Consumers for Affordable Health Care and Maine Equal Justice.

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