Better Health Insurance for Maine People

Looking for a 2023 health plan? When you join Community Health Options, you get a Maine-based nonprofit that puts people over profits—and affordable health insurance with benefits you’ll actually use.

If you've experienced certain life changes, you may be eligible for a Special Enrollment Period.  See if I qualify

WHY CHOOSE COMMUNITY HEALTH OPTIONS

Community Health Options makes it easier to afford

By offering plans with predictable co-pays, co-insurance and deductibles, we’re the local nonprofit insurance carrier that makes health insurance easier to afford.

  • $0 Amwell® urgent care telehealth on non-HSA plans
  • $0 birth control on all plans
  • $0 first PCP and behavioral health visits on non-HSA plans
  • Chronic Illness Support Program (CISP) offered
    on all plans except Healthy Maine and HSA plans
  • $5 Tier 1 preferred generic Rx on non-HSA plans
  • Full coverage for flu and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • New Healthy Maine plans designed for Mainers focused on wellness

Community Health Options makes it easier to use

We’re here to support you in your health journey. With a variety of service teams and programs at your disposal, we make it easy to get the support you need, when you need it.

  • Our Maine-based Member Services team is friendly, knowledgeable, quick to respond and helpful—earning us a 100% average caller satisfaction rating.
  • Need help with a complex medical condition? Our Care Management team provides free phone support and personalized help.
  • Members with asthma, coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes and hypertension receive personalized support and lower costs through our Chronic Illness Support Program (CISP) on non-HSA plans.
  • We offer unlimited personalized health coaching and acupuncture on all Healthy Maine plans.

Community Health Options makes it easier to see the provider you want

As a community-based nonprofit, we have strong relationships with local providers and an extensive provider network that makes it easier for you to find the care you need.

  • A robust network of 48,000 providers, including clinicians, hospitals, and pharmacies, including 100% of hospitals in Maine and most hospitals in New Hampshire*
  • National coverage on select plans through the First Health® Network
  • HMO plans with tiering allow you to access preferred providers, offering high-quality care at lower costs
  • Our PPO plans allow you to access providers out-of-network and our HMO plans do not require referrals

*Except Togus VA Hospital and Dartmouth Hitchcock Hospital

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Get a quote online

Find the plan that’s right for you. Use our online tool to compare health insurance coverage—and determine if you’re eligible for reduced out-of-pocket costs and Advance Premium Tax Credits.

Speak to us

If you’d rather speak to a person, call us in Maine at (855) 624-6463, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Or contact us via email. We'll help you find the right plan at a cost you can afford.