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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

Public Comment Sessions on Anthem Plans

The Maine Bureau of Insurance will hold public comment sessions on Anthem’s request to replace their existing individual and small group plans with new plans starting on August 15. Anthem Health Plans of Maine (also known as Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, or just plain Anthem) has filed a request… MORE

Call your State Legislator today to save critical assistance for Maine’s low-income working families!

30,000 Low-Income Working Families are in Danger of Losing Their Health Insurance and Other Critical Aid if Governor LePage’s Proposed Budget Passes the Legislature. Senate and House Leadership of BOTH Parties and the Members of the Joint Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs NEED to Hear From YOU. The time to… MORE

Please Tune in to Listen to Ron Pollack’s Keynote Speech to Elderly and Health Care Advocates on MPBN’s “Speaking in Maine” at 1pm Today

We thought you may be interested in listening to remarks by Families USA’s Ron Pollack, as he addressed the 2010 Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging Conference on October 22, 2010. Pollack discusses how the new Healthcare Reform legislation will affect Maine’s growing baby boomer and senior population and… MORE

Support Proposal to Expand Health Care Coverage!

Contact Your Senator Today! Maine Senator Olympia Snowe is on the Senate Finance Committee. She needs to hear from you today! Earlier this month the Senate Finance Committee released a policy proposal for expanding health care coverage. The paper resulted from the Committee’s second roundtable discussion on health reform, held… 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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