For Assistance Call Consumers for Affordable Health Care:
Open Enrollment for 2021 individual Marketplace health coverage closed on December 15, 2020.

Visit or call Maine’s Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program at 1-800-965-7476 to learn about MaineCare, which you can apply for anytime, or for information about other coverage options.

Need Coverage in 2021? Good news!
If you have lost insurance and missed the 60-day window to get a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) on the Marketplace, you may still qualify. Click here to see if you are eligible under the FEMA “disaster SEP” because of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

THERE ARE A VARIETY OF PROGRAMS that could help you with 


Everyone’s situation is different. Your choices will depend on things like your household size, income, age and other factors. This website will help you learn about MaineCare and who can qualify and also has information about health insurance options through the Federal Marketplace.

Enroll or renew your
health plan

Free or very low-cost health coverage for qualified individuals

Here’s a place to start

Enroll or renew your
health plan

Free or very low-cost health coverage for qualified individuals

Here’s a place to start

important tips

USE THESE TIPS FOR Health Insurance Marketplace and MaineCare:

  • Save all paperwork together in a safe place.
  • Keep copies of your health related papers for at least two years.
  • Always write down the date you send paperwork. Keep a copy of what you send.
  • Always be sure your medical appointment is with someone your insurance company says is an in-network provider. Out of network providers cost a lot more.
Open Enrollment for 2022 private Marketplace coverage
starts november 1, 2021 and ends december 15, 2021.


Mainers have more coverage options including expanded MaineCare.
MaineCare accepts applications year round.

Call 1-800-965-7476 for free, confidential help.


Consumers for Affordable Health care

Our helpline number is 1-800-965-7476 and available 8:30 PM – 4:30 PM Monday – Friday

Maine’s Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program helps people in Maine with health coverage. We can help you apply for coverage, navigate hospital financial assistance programs, surprise medical bills, health care denials, claims issues, and negotiating payment plans with doctors, clinics, hospitals and collections agencies. We can also refer you to health coverage enrollment assistance in your area.

When you communicate with us by using our “contact us” form, we collect personal information provided by you that may include your: name, email address, and other information. We may use this personal information to provide you with services or to answer your questions. If you share your phone number, CAHC will only use this if we need to contact you about questions or services related to health coverage.