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Age

 

Residency:

To be eligible for CarePartners an applicant must reside in one of the CarePartners program service areas for a period of at least 6 months, or have a participating provider.

Greater Portland: Office in Portland; Buxton, Cape Elizabeth, Cumberland, Falmouth, Freeport, Gorham, Gray, North Windham, North Yarmouth, Portland, Raymond, Scarborough, South Portland, South Windham, Standish, Steep Falls, Westbrook, Windham Center, Yarmouth.

Lincoln County: Office in Damariscotta

Kennebec County: Offices in Augusta & Waterville

Waldo County: Office in Belfast

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Lack of Healthcare Insurance:

Applicants cannot be eligible for health care insurance through government sponsored programs, which include, but are not limited to: MaineCare (formerly known as Medicaid), Cub Care, Medicare, and Veterans Benefits. 

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Income: 

Applicants cannot have an income of more than 175% (200% in Lincoln and Waldo Counties) of the federal poverty guidelines, after considering certain allowable deductions to income.[1]  Applicants are required to provide a tax return to document the most recent annual income, in addition to proof of current earned income (wages), and proof of any current unearned income.   Click here to see Federal Poverty Guidelines chart .

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Assets:

There is a $10,000 asset limit for an individual, $12,000 for a couple.  Excluded assets include an applicant’s home; one vehicle and any additional work related assets. 

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Age: 

Applicants to CarePartners must be between the ages of 19-64. (May be eligible if over age 65 if do not qualify for Medicare due to not working enough quarters during lifetime).

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[1] The federal poverty guidelines are updated every year by the federal government, based on cost of living adjustments. 

CarePartners is made possible by the commitment of all participating providers in the communities we cover. It is administered by Maine Medical Center in Portland, MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta and Waterville, LincolnHealth in Damariscotta, Waldo County Healthcare in Belfast. Additional participating hospitals include Mercy Hospital in Portland, Inland Hospital in Waterville and Spring Harbor Hospital in Portland . Financial and technical assistance is provided to all sites by MaineHealth®.

 

 

  

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