In Maine, Medicaid is called MaineCare. Medicaid is a health insurance program that provides insurance to people who have limited income and assets. Medicaid is run by the federal and state governments.
Eligibility for MaineCare is based on age and income. Sometimes you have to be medically eligible as well. To find out if you qualify for MaineCare, call your local Area Agency on Aging at 1-877-353-3771. You might qualify for MaineCare even if you have Medicare coverage.