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Health Insurance Marketplace: Education and Enrollment Help

What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

The Health Insurance Marketplace is a service that helps people shop for affordable health insurance. More than 70,000 Mainers had health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2019 and 85% received financial assistance to make the plans more affordable. Visit healthcare.gov to compare health coverage options and sign up for health insurance. 

When can I sign up for health insurance?

The Open Enrollment period is November 1 to December 15, 2019. It is time to sign up! Coverage begins January 1, 2020.

Can I get help signing up for health insurance?

MaineHealth has team members in our Access to Care Programs: Coverage Team, CarePartners and MedAccess, called Certified Application Counselors who help people review their options for health insurance, apply, and enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Please call with questions or to set up an appointment with one of the counselors.

  • Coverage Team at 833-284-8816 office in Cumberland County
  • CarePartners at 877-626-1684 offices in Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Waldo and York counties
  • MedAccess at 877-275-1787 offices in Cumberland, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Waldo, and York counties

Can I enroll on my own?

Yes. There are two ways to apply and enroll on your own:

  1. Visit healthcare.gov
  2. Call the Health Insurance Marketplace at 800-318-2596 (24 hours a day)

Need More Information?

For more information about health insurance and the Health Insurance Marketplace, visit healthcare.gov

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