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Finding the right answers and information about a complicated topic like Medicaid can mean searching through hundreds of pages at government and private websites. To help seniors and caregivers get started in their search, our editors have compiled this digest of Maine Medicaid help and information resources.
 

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Maine Medicaid Eligibility

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MaineCare Eligibility Introduction
source:Maine Equal Justice
languages: English
"This guide is about MaineCare, which is Maine's Medicaid program. MaineCare also includes Maine's State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides the same MaineCare coverage benefits to children in families"

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Medicaid brochure or publication:
MAINE MEDICAID FACTS

source:AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
file size: 2pg.   languages: English
"Did You Know? Thirty-six percent of Maine’s children are enrolled in Medicaid.. ...

web page:
Becoming a MaineCare Member
source:Maine Department of Health and Human Services, Office of MaineCare Services
languages: English
There are many different MaineCare eligibility options. MaineCare applicants are found eligible for the different eligibility options based on a number of factors including age, health status, income and assets

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Medicaid Eligibility

source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
languages: English
Many groups of people are covered by Medicaid. Even within these groups, though, certain requirements must be met. These may include your age, whether you are pregnant, disabled, blind, or aged; your income and resources (like bank accounts, real property, or other items that can be sold for cash); and whether you are a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted immigrant. The rules for counting your income and resources vary from state to state and from group to group. There are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.

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2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

source: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
languages: English
from the web page:
"...The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure... The poverty guidelines are the other version of the federal poverty measure.

 

Maine Medicaid Help & Publications, Maine Public Health Insurance, Health Care

Information from varied resources about Medicaid in Maine
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Medicaid brochure or publication:
General Application for MaineCare

source:Department of Health and Human Services Office of Integrated Access and Support
file size: 4pp; languages: English
Documents you might need for General Application interview
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web page:
Citizenship Documentation for MaineCare Coverage

source:Help Me Law, Your Maine Legal Help Resource
languages: English
"Federal law requires that many people who apply for MaineCare prove both their U.S. citizenship and their identity to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)."
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web page:
Maine's Medical Assistance Programs: Who's Covered and Who's Not

source: Pine Tree Legal Assistance
file size: 2 pg.   languages: English
"This chart will give you a quick overview of the complex system of health coverage under MaineCare and who is eligible for each program."
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Medicaid brochure or publication:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Medicaid and SCHIP in Maine

source: US Dep't of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
file size: 7 pg.   languages: English
"As of July 2003, 238,634 people were covered under Maine’s Medicaid/SCHIP programs. There were 196,151enrolled in the Medicaid program, 7,194 enrolled in the Medicaid SCHIP expansion program, and 4,701 enrolled in the separate SCHIP program.... "
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web page:
Maine & United States State Medicaid Fact Sheets

source:Maine Family Foundation
file size: 1 pg.   languages: English

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Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Maine: Medicaid

source:healthinsuranceinfo.net
file size: 37pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. "Medicaid, also known in Maine as MaineCare, is a program that provides health coverage to some low-income Maine residents. Medicaid covers families with children and pregnant women, medically needy individuals, the elderly, and people with disabilities, if state and federal guidelines are met."
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Maine Public Health Insurance for Parents

source:National Center for Children in Poverty
languages: English
"Parents have access to public health insurance coverage primarily through plans that target “families”, with significant variation by state in the types of plans that are available and in the eligibility criteria that parents must meet. Most family plans are funded through Medicaid, but a handful of states have waivers to use State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funds to cover parents..."
 
more from National Center for Children in Poverty:
Maine Public Health Insurance for Children
languages: English
"The two major federal funding sources for low-income children’s public health insurance are Medicaid and the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP)."

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