> Maine MaineCare (SCHIP)
MaineCare provides free or low-cost health insurance for families with children and pregnant women.
General Program Requirements:
In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of Maine, under 19 years of age, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), a US national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident, or pregnant, and you must have an annual household income before taxes of less than $29,140 if two people live in the household; $36,620 if three people live in the household; $44,100 if four people live in the household; $51,580 if five people live in the household; $59,060 if six people live in the household; $66,540 if seven people live in the household; $74,020 if eight people live in the household; and $81,500 if more than eight people live in the household. For larger households, add $7,480 for each additional person in the home. Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.
Applications can be found here:
Once completed, mail or fax in your application and supporting documentation to the nearest Department of Health and Human Services office. Locate your nearest DHHS office here:
To get more information or help filling out an application, please call the Department of Human Services toll-free at:
You may also call the Covering Kids and Teens Help Line toll-free and TDD/TTY at:
Program Contact Information:
For more information on MainCare, please visit our web site at: