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Publications & Policy Briefs


Report: Few Winners, Many Losers: Evaluating the Impact of Key Provisions of Maine’s New Health Insurance Law To Date

2012 Anthem Decision

Summary of Anthem Decision

Presentation: How to Read Annual Financial Statements

Presentation to Families USA Health Action 2012 – Reining in the Industry Workshop
J. Ditre Presentation: How Advocates Can Participate in Rate Review


Policy Brief: Out-of-State Insurance

Policy Brief: Community Rating

Policy Brief: Guaranteed Issue


Report: False Security: Health Insurance That Doesn’t Pay When You Need It Most

Policy Brief: Health Care Reform: Providing Relief to Maine Small Businesses


Report: A Call to Action on Health Care Reform in 2009 – The Transparency Imperative

Jointly Released Report: Costly Coverage: Premiums Outpace Paychecks in Maine

Jointly Released Report: Maine Small Business Healthcare Survey

Jointly Released Report: Health Reform: The Cost of Failure

Jointly Released Report: Too Great a Burden: Americans Face Rising Health Care Cost

Policy Brief: Private Health Insurance Policies/Proposals and How they Impact Health Care Consumers

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The work we do is made possible through the support of individuals like you.

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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