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Cure for Maine’s Opioid Crisis Starts with Health Insurance Coverage

Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2017 CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director, (207) 778-1059; ebrostek@mainecahc.org Cure for Maine’s Opioid Crisis Starts with Health Insurance Coverage Statement of Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care in response to today’s visit by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom… MORE

Why Increasing Access to Health Care Coverage Matters so Much

After the legislature has spoken five times asking for the State to accept the federal funding to provide access to Medicaid health care coverage for approximately 70,000 Maine people, and the Governor has failed to listen each and every time, it is now time for the people of Maine to… MORE

Maine House Votes for Consumer Advocacy Services

Press Release CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 622-7083, Ext. 1203 (Office) (207) 778-1059 (Cell) ebrostek@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31, 2016 Maine House Votes for Consumer Advocacy Services Bipartisan Medicaid Ombudsman Bill Passes Maine House of Representatives AUGUSTA – The Maine House of Representatives… MORE

Lawmakers Call on DHHS to Follow the Law

PRESS RELEASE CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 622-7083, ext 1203 (Office) (207) 778-1059 (Cell) ebrostek@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dec. 9, 2015 Lawmakers Call on DHHS to Follow the Law Department Violates State and Federal Laws over Ombudsman Services AUGUSTA – A bipartisan group of… MORE

Baby Sam’s Story

Every doctor’s visit, and every test, told Alyce the same thing: her pregnancy was perfect, and her baby was healthy. Her son, Sam, “charmed everyone in the delivery room with his good looks” when he was born. But then things took a turn. Sam’s condition deteriorated in the first few… MORE

HEALTH CARE FOR MAINE ALLIANCE TO SUPREME COURT: OUR AFFORDABLE COVERAGE MATTERS

Media Advisory: Tuesday, March 3, 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     HEALTH CARE FOR MAINE ALLIANCE TO SUPREME COURT: OUR AFFORDABLE COVERAGE MATTERS Nearly Nine in 10 Mainers who Bought Coverage through Healthcare.gov Benefit from… MORE

Escaping the “Gap” Not So Easy for Many Maine People

Today’s New York Times story, “Piling On Work to Escape Gap in Health Law,” highlights a difficult position that too many working Mainers have found themselves in. These Mainers do not qualify for Mainecare, Maine’s Medicaid program, but make too little to get financial help buying a plan on the… 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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