Office of the Health Insurance Marketplace

The DHHS Office of the Health Insurance Marketplace (OHIM) operates, Maine’s state-based health insurance marketplace for affordable health coverage. is designed to help individuals and families find affordable health insurance coverage. Through, Maine residents can compare qualified health insurance plans that include a comprehensive set of benefits, and apply for help to lower the cost of coverage. 

Anyone can apply for coverage through during the annual Open Enrollment Period which occurs yearly beginning on November 1. Outside of the Open Enrollment Period, consumers must experience a Qualifying Life Event in order to be eligible to enroll. More information about qualifying outside of the Open Enrollment Period is available on the Special Enrollment Periods page. 

Visit for more information about plan options and financial assistance available to make coverage affordable. 

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Consumers, Brokers, and Maine Enrollment Assisters with questions about should visit the Information for Brokers and Maine Enrollment Assisters page or contact the Consumer Assistance Center

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