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. Typically, 85% of Mainers receive financial assistance to make the plans more affordable.

When can I sign up for health insurance?

Open Enrollment is November 1 to December 15 each year. You may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period during the rest of the year if you have had a qualifying life event such as:

  • Losing your health insurance
  • Moving
  • Getting married
  • Having a baby
  • Adopting a child

Can I get help signing up for health insurance?

Yes! We have Certified Application Counselors (CACs) who will meet with you in-person, review your options, and help you apply and enroll through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Please call with questions or to set up an appointment with one of our CACs.

  • Coverage Team: 833-284-8816
  • Patient Assistance Line: 1-833-MHHELP1 (1-833-644-3571)

Can I enroll on my own?

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

  1. Visit healthcare.gov. The estimator tool allows you to quickly determine if you are eligible for financial assistance and review plans before applying.
  2. Call the Health Insurance Marketplace at 800-318-2596 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

Need More Information?

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