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Guide to MaineCare Eligibility

Maine Equal Justice posts the most comprehensive guide on this topic - to help you understand who can qualify and how to get benefits if you are eligible. You will see that some types of coverage allow higher incomes. more...

My Maine Connection: Online Benefits Application Tool

Maine DHHS is offering this online tool My Maine Connection as another way to apply for benefits.  You may still apply in person, if you prefer, or over the phone (in programs that allow phone applications).  But this is now the most streamlined way to apply.  "Sign up" You can apply online for: TANF Food Supplements MaineCar more...

Will Getting A Big Tax Refund Make Me Lose My Benefits?

This year, you won’t have to worry about losing your benefits if you get a big tax refund. Starting in 2011, any tax refunds you get will not affect most public benefits, or how much you get! Under the law passed in December 2010: Any Federal Tax Refund (including the Earned Income Tax and Child Tax Credit) WILL NOT count as income in determining: Eligibility or the Amount of Benefit you m more...

Citizenship Documentation for MaineCare Coverage

Summary of the rules that require most people to prove identity and citizenship, in order to qualify for MaineCare.  more...

Maine's Medical Assistance Programs: Who's Covered and Who's Not

This chart will give you a quick overview of the complex system of health coverage under MaineCare and who is eligible for each program. more...

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