Affordable Care Act Education and Enrollment Help

What is the Health Insurance Marketplace?

The Health Insurance Marketplace is where people can compare health coverage options and sign up for health insurance, as a result of the Affordable Care Act. More than 75,000 Mainers had health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2016 and 85% received financial assistance to make the plans more affordable.

For more information on the Health Insurance Marketplace, visit healthcare.gov or call 1-800-318-2596 (24 hours a day).

How do I get help signing up for health insurance?

You can enroll between November and January each year.

MaineHealth has team members called Certified Application Counselors who help people review their options for health insurance, apply, and enroll through the Marketplace. Please call with questions or to set up an appointment with one of the counselors.

You can also access Certified Application Counselor assistance, Health Insurance Marketplace information, resources and enrollment assistance through:

  • CarePartners offices in Cumberland, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Waldo and York Counties
  • MedAccess offices in Cumberland, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Waldo and York Counties
  • Enroll 207 provides a list of Maine Health Care Navigator locations

Can I enroll on my own?

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

Need More Information?

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