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The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find health coverage that is affordable and meets your needs. Penquis’ Health Care Navigation can help! The Marketplace can help you access quality health plans, make apples-to-apples comparisons between different options, and access new tax credits that could lower your monthly premiums right away.

What should I know about  Health Care Navigation?

  • Navigators can provide you with in-person assistance to help you apply for and enroll in coverage through the Marketplace
  • Navigators will provide fair and unbiased advice
  • Navigators can help you access programs that could lower your monthly health premiums and your out-of-pocket costs
  • Navigators can help you understand the difference between the coverage options available to you
  • Navigators are confidential and will never share your private information
  • The service provided by Navigators is free
  • Navigators across the state are now available for appointments

Get Coverage

Call Western Maine Community Action Navigator:

HOURS: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

TELEPHONE: (855) 806 7333

E-MAIL: hbarter@wmca.org

There are several ways to get coverage through the Marketplace in Maine:

  • Apply online at HealthCare.gov
  • Apply by phone at 1-800-318-2596
  • Submit a paper application through the mail
  • Apply in-person with the help of a Navigator or other certified assister

Open Enrollment for the 2018 coverage year is November 1st to December 15th.