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Managing Agency Maine

Program Description

MaineCare (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 Requirements

In 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.

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size*Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1$15,800
2$21,307
3$26,813
4$32,319
5$37,825
6$43,331
7$48,851
8$54,384

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

For 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: 1-207-624-4168
TTY users should dial: Maine relay 711