Your Maine Connection to the Health Insurance Marketplace

Get an affordable health plan through the Marketplace.


Open Enrollment is now closed.  To see if you qualify to enroll now, click here


More options for affordable coverage. Even if you’ve never been able to afford a health plan before, you may now be eligible for free or low-cost insurance at a monthly premium that fits your budget. Depending on your annual income, financial help is available to lower your costs when you purchase a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

85% of Mainers qualified for a break on the costs of their health plan.  Use this quick calculator to see if you might quality for lower premiums.  

Already have a health plan? If you already have a plan that you purchased through the Marketplace, it's important to update your financial information to make sure you’re getting the right level of financial help for your 2017 plan.  Learn more…

Better benefits.  All plans are required to cover the most important services including doctor visits, prescriptions, emergency room care, maternity care, hospitalizations and more.  

More Coverage Options:

Individuals & Families:   The Health Insurance Marketplace offers more options for high quality health plans with good benefits.  Go online to compare plans and select the right one for your budget.  

Adults under 30: There are special options for adults under 30.  Learn more…

Free or very low cost coverage through MaineCare:   Depending on your income, you may be eligible for MaineCare , which is Maine’s free or very low cost health insurance program for children, pregnant women, parents, and people with disabling or certain chronic health conditions (HIV/AIDS, breast or cervical cancer).  You can apply for MaineCare online, by phone or in person at a local Department of Health and Human Services office.  Learn more...

Need help to get enrolled in the right plan?

Purchasing the right health insurance plan can seem complicated, but there are lots of options to get free help and advice:

  • Trained customer service representatives are available through toll-free help lines at HealthCare.gov. The toll-free number is 1-800-318-2596. Online chat is also available on HealthCare.gov 24 hours a day.
  • Specially certified assisters (also called "navigators") working in organizations across Maine are ready to provide free help either in person or by phone. Use our handy Find Help Tool to locate a free certified assister near your home or business.
  • In Maine, call the toll free Consumers for Affordable Health Care's Helpline number  1-800-965-7476 (TTY: 1-877-362-9570).  Open M-F 8:30am - 4:30pm. If the helpline is busy, please leave a message and someone will call you back in 24 hours or on Monday if you call during the weekend.
  • Certified insurance agents can also help you review plan options. Be sure to ask whether the agent is Health Insurance Marketplace certified.

Avoid the Tax Penalty.   Most Mainers are required to have health insurance or pay a penalty. You can avoid paying the penalty by signing up for a health plan on the Marketplace. Learn More....

Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

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