Program DescriptionMaineCare (formerly Medicaid) is a "Federal/State" program, which provides assistance to people with limited resources. Specifically, MaineCare can help eligible Maine residents with their health care payments.
General Program RequirementsIn order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Maine, a U.S. national, citizen, permanent resident, or legal alien, in need of health care/insurance assistance, whose financial situation would be characterized as low income or very low income. You must also be either pregnant, a parent or relative caretaker of a dependent child(ren) under age 19, blind, have a disability or a family member in your household with a disability, or be 65 years of age or older.
Your Next StepsThe following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this benefit.
Application ProcessFor more information, see the Program Contact Information below.
Program Contact Information
MaineCare (formerly Medicaid) is a "Federal/State" program which provides assistance to people with limited resources. Specifically, MaineCare can help eligible Maine resident with their health care payments.
For more information on MaineCare and to print an application please visit: http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/OIAS/public-assistance/index.html
You may call to ask about MaineCare toll-free at: 1-800-321-5557
TTY users should dial: 1-800-423-4331