For MaineCare Members


Applying for MaineCare (Medicaid)

MaineCare is available to people who meet the income guidelines and are eligible based on health care needs, age, and family situations.

To apply for MaineCare, you can do one of the following:

Private Health Insurance Premium (PHIP) Benefit is for MaineCare members who are eligible for MaineCare. The program pays for a member's private health insurance premium.

  • PHIP Brochure (.pdf)
  • To apply for PHIP call: 1-800-977-6740, TTY: 711.

Katie Beckett is for children who have special health needs.

Contact Us about MaineCare Benefits and Services

  • To find out what benefit package you have and what services are covered by MaineCare, contact MaineCare Member Services at: 1-800-977-6740, TTY: 711 or Email:
  • For questions about Prescription drug benefits mail order options, and generic drugs, contact the Pharmacy Help Desk at: 1-866-796-2463, TTY: 711.
  • To apply for MaineCare or for name, address and other changes, contact your local Department of Health and Human Services local office.


Changes in MaineCare Benefits


MaineCare Resources for Members


MaineCare Projects

          Accountable Communities

          Behavioral Health Homes Stage B                  

Health Homes


Private computer system for doctors, hospitals, and other caregivers to share medical information.

Improving Health Outcomes for Children (IHOC)


For information about the new transportation system, see the Non-Emergency Transportation (NET) webpage for MaineCare members.


See the MaineCare Member Handbook (.doc | also in .pdf) or contact MaineCare Member Services at: 1-800-977-6740, TTY: 711 or Email: for more information.