Maine health and health care news

April 19, 2014

New clinic for Portland’s homeless opens doors Tuesday

The nonprofit Portland Community Health Center at 63 Preble St. will begin seeing patients Tuesday.

The Affordable Care Act: what it means for you

The Affordable Care Act will affect different people in different ways, depending on their incomes, employment, and health care histories.


A rough guide to the Affordable Care Act

Learn what's changing, key terminology and how to apply for the new insurance plans.

How to apply

Getting covered through President Barack Obama's health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires research.

Here's a step-by-step guide to the process with handy tips.

An Obamacare glossary

Understand the jargon.


More headlines from the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram