Maine Lobstermen Association hosts island health care workshop

Dec 04, 2013

Vinalhaven — A workshops for lobstermen on the Affordable Care Act, hosted by the Maine Lobstermen’s Association, will be held at the Vinalhaven Town Office on Tuesday, Dec. 17, from 5 to 7 p.m.

The workshop, entitled Enrolling in the Health Insurance Marketplace, are designed to help lobstermen and their families understand the requirements of the Affordable Care Act and will explore the health insurance options available in the state, as well as tax subsidies and potential penalties.

The MLA has partnered with Fishermen’s Partnership Support Services to serve as a navigator to help Maine lobstermen and their families understand new Affordable Care Act requirements.

April Gilmore, the MLA’s health insurance navigator, will lead the workshops.

For more information, contact April Gilmore, 967-4555 or email to

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