Maine Health Insurance Marketplace
What is the Maine Health Insurance Marketplace?
The Maine Health Insurance Marketplace is a service that helps people shop for affordable health insurance. Typically, 85% of Mainers receive financial assistance to make the plans more affordable.
American Rescue Plan
In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan was signed into law. It includes many benefits for the Affordable Care Act and Maine Health Insurance Marketplace:
- An average decrease in health insurance premiums of $50 per person or $85 per policy. Half of consumers may even be able to find a plan for less than $10 per month.
- Anyone below 150% of the Federal Poverty Level can enroll in a low cost premium plan.
- These benefits will continue for 2022 health insurance plans!
When can I sign up for health insurance?
The Open Enrollment period will be from November 1, 2021 to January 15, 2022.
Can I get help signing up for health insurance?
Yes! We are here to help you review your health coverage options, apply, and enroll through the Maine Health Insurance Marketplace. Call today to set up an appointment:
Can I enroll on my own?
Yes. There are two ways to apply and enroll on your own:
- Maine Health Insurance Marketplace Calculator: You can use this tool to:
- Estimate your health insurance costs
- Estimate financial assistance you may receive through a Maine Marketplace plan
- Find out if you are eligible for Medicaid
- Health Insurance Explained: This video will help you understand:
- How health insurance works
- Different types of health insurance
- How you pay for coverage
- How to get medical care and prescription drugs using your health insurance
- How to get exempted from the fee for not having healthcare coverage
- FAQ For Seniors on Medicare and the Affordable Care Act
- 300 FAQs A searchable collection of questions and answers about all aspects of the ACA. Updated and new FAQs cover plan renewal, cancellations, financial assistance, guidance for understanding federal income taxes in the context of the health law, potential penalties for not obtaining coverage, exemptions to the individual mandate, how the law applies to people in different circumstances and more.