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Press Release: Mainers Call for More Transparency Around Prescription Drug Pricing

For Immediate Release: May 16, 2017 Contact: Steve Butterfield, policy director, (207) 213-7254, Mainers Call for More Transparency Around Prescription Drug Pricing Legislation would require drug companies to disclose pricing details for highest-cost medications (AUGUSTA) What’s driving the high cost of prescription drugs? Physicians, seniors, and people with chronic… MORE

Health insurance co-op sues federal government, says it’s owed $22.9 million

Community Health Options says a program to cover higher-than-expected costs under the Affordable Care Act hasn’t helped offset losses incurred in 2015. By Edward D. Murphy Staff Writer | 207-791-6465 A Lewiston-based health insurance co-op is suing the federal government, claiming it is owed $22.9 million to offset losses… MORE

Press Statement on King v. Burwell

Press Statement: Wednesday, March 4, 2015 For More Information, Please Contact: Andrea Irwin, Esq. Legal and Policy Director 207-622-7083 Ext. 1213 (o)  207-356-6666 (c)  Consumer Group Weighs in On King v. Burwell Case Maine Consumer Advocacy Organization Confident that Court will Uphold Maine’s Subsidies for More than 60,000 People… MORE

Liz’s Story

When I first talked with Liz Harmon, about a year ago, in February 2014, she was confused and completely overwhelmed in trying to figure out how to help navigate the health care system, including the ACA and the new Health Insurance Marketplace. She and her husband Britt live in Brooksville… MORE

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IMPORTANT: If your 2017 health insurance plan was discontinued, you may qualify for an extension to sign up for a new plan until March 1, 2018.

The Open Enrollment period to get health insurance for 2018 ended on December 15, 2017. Open Enrollment is the time of year you can sign up for health insurance. If you don’t have any insurance, you might have to pay a fine when you file your taxes.

If you didn't sign up during Open Enrollment, you may be able to get a Special Enrollment Period to sign up now if you have a qualifying life event, like loosing other insurance, getting married or having a baby.

You can also apply for MaineCare anytime of year!

Check out our Guide to Maine Health Care or call our HelpLine at 1-800-965-7476 to learn more and find out what you can qualify for!

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