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Spring 2011 Newsletter

New Resources for Consumers… Sick and Uninsured? Thanks to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), people with pre-existing conditions can enroll in the Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) for health insurance coverage. If you have one of the 37 different pre-existing conditions that are covered by the program and have been… MORE

Winter 2011 Newsletter

New Year Brings New Medicare Benefits! Several important benefits of the Affordable Care Act took effect on January 1st: Seniors with Medicare get free preventive care, like cancer screenings and blood pressure checks Seniors also get a free annual wellness visit with their doctor Lower prescription drug costs for seniors… MORE

Autumn 2010 Newsletter

CAHC Celebrates Six-Month Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act September 23 marked the six-month anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama on March 23. To read more about the new provisions now in effect, click here for a full list of new… MORE

June 2009 Newsletter

“Health Care Bill of Rights,” Needed for Maine An important health care transparency bill, LD 1205– “An Act to Establish a Health Care Bill of Rights,” sponsored by Representative Sharon Treat, will likely be voted on by the Maine Legislature any day now. Contact your legislators to let them know how… MORE

April 2009 Newsletter

BUSY MONTH FOR HEALTH CARE POLICY IN MAINE Mainers Supporting “Health Care Bill of Rights,” Dirigo and Single Payer Health Care “We felt a change in the air compared to past years; lawmakers seem to understand that consumers are fed up with the lack of information we are getting about… MORE

March 2009 Newsletter

Gov.’s Plan to Help Insure Laid-off Mainers is Good-But We Need to Act Fast! A CAHC HelpLine Caller Spoke Up, Was Heard, and Made a Difference Consumers for Affordable Health Care (CAHC) is thrilled with Governor John Baldacci’s new efforts to use some federal stimulus money to make health insurance… 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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