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Excellent news! Thank you for sharing, Janet.

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 2:22 PM McKenney, Janet <[log in to unmask]>
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> Maine has a new health insurance marketplace that will go live next
> Monday, Nov. 1, 2021!
>
> CoverME.gov will be a one-stop shop for information as well as enrollment.
> This replaces the old Enroll207<https://enroll207.com/> website market
> place that was linked to healthcare.gov.
>
> Starting November 1st, CoverME.gov will open as Maine's new State-based
> Health Insurance Marketplace.
> Open enrollment begins Nov 1, 2021 and the deadline is December 15 for
> coverage to begin on January 15, 2022.
>
> Highlights:
> * Health Insurance Marketplaces help people without access to affordable
> coverage learn more about health insurance options; compare plans;
> determine whether they qualify for financial help; and
> enroll in quality, affordable health coverage.
> * CoverME.gov was made for Maine - created by the State of Maine to
> address the unique needs of its people, its communities, and its insurance
> market. Maine can now customize the Marketplace to fit Mainers' needs and
> to tailor outreach and resources toward uninsured communities.
> * Free enrollment help is available to help consumers find the plan that
> meets their needs and budget.  People can visit CoverME.gov/localhelp or
> call (866) 636-0355/TTY 711.
> * All private health plans offered on CoverME.gov provide quality,
> comprehensive coverage that will protect consumers if they have an accident
> or major illness. Marketplace plans on CoverME.gov
> cannot turn you away or charge you more for having a pre-existing
> condition.
> * This year, increased financial help is available to make coverage more
> affordable - for more people - than ever before.
> * Along with the state's expansion of MaineCare in 2019, CoverME.gov is at
> the heart of Maine's effort to ensure that people can see their doctor,
> afford their medications, and stay healthy.
>
> Libraries can use the CoverME.gov Outreach and Enrollment toolkit<
> https://gcc02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.coverme.gov%2Fsites%2Fdefault%2Ffiles%2Finline-files%2FCoverME_Toolkit.pdf&data=04%7C01%7CJanet.McKenney%40maine.gov%7C011232f82fb24b3309dc08d99af9dea9%7C413fa8ab207d4b629bcdea1a8f2f864e%7C0%7C0%7C637711220235077272%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=TcSwmRA9GGZTd2KDhYaQGDxRBCgibR6N2IBm6rxxFDI%3D&reserved=0>
> that contains flyers, graphics and sample text for newsletters to inform
> patrons about this new healthcare website.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Janet
>
>
> Janet McKenney
> Director, Library Development
> Maine State Library
> SHS 64
> 230 State Street
> Augusta, ME 04333
>
> 207-287-5603
> [log in to unmask]
> @janetmckenney (Twitter)
> She/her/hers
>

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