Health insurance

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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 External site disclaimer - 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 External site disclaimer - 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 External site disclaimer - This site is designed to help consumers compare some of the policies that insurance companies offer to Maine residents.
  • Dirigo Choice External site disclaimer - DirigoChoice is health care coverage for Maine businesses with 50 or fewer employees, the self-employed, and individuals. Enrollees receive discounts on monthly payments and reductions in deductibles and out-of-pocket expenses based on their income and family size.
  • MaineCare - helps pay for healthcare if you can't afford it.
  • Medicare Savings Program - A State program that will help you pay your Medicare Part B Premium.
  • Senior Medicare Patrol - Educate yourself about Medicare and MaineCare and how you can help identify and reduce errors, fraud, waste and abuse.

Related topics

  • HIPAA External site disclaimer - This guide explains the complex provisions of HIPAA's Privacy Rule. It covers HIPAA's (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) high points and low points regarding your health privacy.
  • Workers Compensation External site disclaimer - Benefits for occupational injuries or disease suffered by an employee, regardless of fault.