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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, sbutterfield@mainecahc.org 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 emurphy@pressherald.com | 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)  airwin@mainecahc.org  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

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!

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