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There are more sources of information and help understanding how the Affordable Care Act affects you.

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  • Call:

    — Health insurance marketplace hotline: 1-800-318-2596 for individuals or 1-800-706-7893 for small businesses

    — "Navigators" — federally designated ACA helpers — are available through Western Maine Community Action (available starting Oct. 1). Among the regional agencies acting as navigators statewide are:

    * Kennebec Valley Community Action, 1-800-542-8227

    * Opportunity Alliance (Cumberland County), 1-877-429-6884

    * Western Maine Community Action, 1-800-645-9636

    — Consumers for Affordable Health Care, Maine's designated consumer assistance program under the ACA: 1-800-965-7476

    — Maine Bureau of Insurance: 1-800-300-5000

    — Maine Community Health Options: 402-3330

    — Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield: 1-800-585-0099 (individual)

    Or visit:

    The official ACA site:

    Maine Bureau of Insurance:

    Western Maine Community Action:

    Maine Health Access Foundation (coming soon):

    Maine Community Health Options:

    Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield:

    And check out:

    Kaiser Family Foundation's subsidy calculator:

    Federal poverty level

    Consumers for Affordable Health Care video explanation of Maine's health insurance marketplace:



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