Health Insurance

Federal Resources

Medicare External site disclaimer

  • Medicare Advantage External site disclaimer - Medicare Advantage Plans are health plan options that are part of the Medicare program. If you join one of these plans, you generally get all your Medicare-covered health care through that plan.
  • External site disclaimer - Medicare's free, secure online service for accessing your Medicare information
  • Prescription Drug Coverage External site disclaimer - Everyone with Medicare, regardless of income, health status, or prescription drugs used, can get prescription drug coverage.

State Resources

  • Consumer Information - Bureau of Insurance - The Bureau of Insurance has insurance related links, including information about how to file a complaint, an on-line quiz to help you make good insurance decisions, a toll-free number for questions, and publications, including:
    • A Consumer Guide To Individual Health Insurance - Individual health insurance is available in Maine from Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, MEGA Life & Health Insurance Company, and several health maintenance organizations (HMO's). This site is intended to help you to understand your options and to compare premiums.
    • A Consumer's Guide to Long-term Care Insurance - This site is designed to help consumers compare some of the policies that insurance companies offer to Maine residents.
  • MaineCare - helps pay for healthcare if you can't afford it. DHHS Office for Family Independece website.
  • Medicare Assistance - Information to help consumers with navigating Medicare.
  • Senior Medicare Patrol - Educate yourself about Medicare and MaineCare and how you can help identify and reduce errors, fraud, waste and abuse.
  • HIPAA External site disclaimer - A starting point to understand the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and your rights about your health privacy.
  • Workers Compensation External site disclaimer - Benefits for occupational injuries or disease suffered by an employee, regardless of fault.