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Publications & Policy Briefs

2012

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

2011

Policy Brief: Out-of-State Insurance

Policy Brief: Community Rating

Policy Brief: Guaranteed Issue

2010

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

2009

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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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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Workshops & Events

  • September, 2017
  • Sep
    26

    5th Annual HC4ME Conference!

    8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Our conference theme this year is: The Future of Health Care in Maine: Defending Our Gains, Defining Our Vision.

    This year’s conference will offer two interchangeable tracks: a Policy Track, and an Enrollment Track.  The Policy Track will explore the current state-of-the-art in health policy, particularly around coverage and delivery system reforms. The Enrollment Track will explore information enrollment professionals will need or want to know.  The conference will also include panel discussions exploring the current state of health reform.

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  • October, 2017
  • Oct
    10

    Bangor MaineCare A to Z Workshop

    9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This workshop offers an in depth look at MAGI & Non-MAGI MaineCare eligibility rules for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Participants will review and discuss recent State and Federal level changes to MaineCare related to the Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Consumers for Affordable Health Care and Maine Equal Justice.

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  • Oct
    17

    Portland MaineCare A to Z Workshop

    9:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    This workshop offers an in depth look at MAGI & Non-MAGI MaineCare eligibility rules for families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Participants will review and discuss recent State and Federal level changes to MaineCare related to the Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Consumers for Affordable Health Care and Maine Equal Justice.

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