SHOP Eligibility

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To enroll in health insurance through the Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP), your business or organization must:

  • Have a primary business address within Maine
  • Have at least one common-law employee
  • Have 50 or fewer full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • Offer coverage through SHOP to all full-time employees

This form will determine your eligibility to purchase SHOP coverage. The Internal Revenue Service determines eligibility for the small business health care tax credit. For more information, please visit