After December 15, Mainers who need coverage will only be able to purchase insurance for 2019
After December 15, Mainers who need coverage will only be able to purchase major medical insurance for 2019 if they have a change in life circumstance that qualifies them for a Special Enrollment Period.
Anyone who is eligible for a subsidy must go through www.healthcare.gov to purchase insurance and to have the subsidy applied. Those who don’t qualify for subsidies can use the bureau’s rate calculator at maine.gov/insurance, which includes both Marketplace and off-Marketplace plans. Mainers who need help getting started, or who have health insurance related questions, are invited to call the bureau’s Consumer Health Care Division Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 800-300-5000 (in state) or 207-624-8475 (for TTY, call Maine Relay 711). Questions can also be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.