Resources

This page provides you with up-to-date resource sheets and links that include information about Community Health Options, the health insurance marketplace and other health insurance topics.
 

Resources for Individual Plans:

Resources for Group Plans:


​Other Resources:

  • Understanding Your Medical Benefits - General information about your Community Health Options plan, including where to go for your healthcare.

  • Our Behavioral Health Approach - Health Options firmly believes in treating the whole person- that includes physical health, mental health, and substance use disorder services.  Find out more here.

  • Preventive Health Services – We want to support and encourage your efforts to protect and promote you and your family’s greatest asset, your health. Many preventive health care services including screenings, checkups and counseling cost you nothing.  

  • Pharmacy Benefits - Filling prescriptions made easy with information on our prescription drug benefits that fit your needs.

  • Wellness and Prevention - Information about our wellness program, to help in achieving better health overall.​

  • Explanation of Household Size and Income – How to determine who to include in the household and what should be included in income in the Marketplace Application.

  • The Health Insurance Marketplace - A link to the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace website. 

  • The Maine Bureau of Insurance - State-specific information about the Health Insurance Marketplace, FAQs, consumer tips and how to file a complaint. 

  • Choosing Wisely - Choosing Wisely aims to promote conversations between providers and patients by helping patients choose care that is (1) Supported by evidence, (2) Not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received, (3) Free from harm, and (4) Truly necessary.

  • http://www.comparemaine.org - Know what to expect before you receive care.  CompareMaine shows the average cost of common healthcare procedures at different facilities in Maine. You can also see patient experience ratings and how Maine hospitals compare on patient safety.  Please note that the cost estimates on CompareMaine are median payments. They are meant to serve as a reference point for comparison. In order to find out your actual payment, please contact the facility that you are interested in. For more information, please contact the Maine Health Data Organization at: 

Maine Health Data Organization
Mail: 102 SHS, Augusta, ME 04333-0102
Office: 151 Capitol Street, Augusta, ME 04333-0102
Phone: 207-287-6722