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Release: MHPC On The Latest ACA Federal Court Rulings On Obamacare Subsidies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2014 Joel Allumbaugh, Director of MHPC’s Center for Health Reform Inititiaves released the following statement on Tuesday in regard to the latest ACA federal court rulings:  “Today’s rulings highlight the many systemic problems with the chaotic train […]

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Welfare reform can happen, but policymakers in Augusta need to hear from you!

Earlier this year, The Maine Heritage Policy Center released a several-month long investigation into the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) cash welfare program. Our investigation

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Tell Augusta NO to Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion!

Many of Maine’s policymakers have fallen for the siren call of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion.

Fortunately, Maine has held the line

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Expanding Medicaid will Hurt Maine’s Families with Lower Incomes and Fewer Jobs

Many of Maine’s policymakers have already fallen for the siren call of Medicaid expansion as provided for under the provisions of the Affordable Care Act

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Crisis To Cure: Government Intrusion vs. Free Market Innovation – Understanding Maine’s Certificate of Need Law

Health care spending in the United States far exceeds that of other countries, currently representing about 18 percent of the gross domestic product. If health care

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Obamacare Update: Employers Gain Ground

Employers experienced an important victory this week in the fight against Obamacare. The Obama administration announced that the employer requirement to offer health insurance that meets

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Crisis to Cure: Maine’s Health Care Reform Law is Helping Business

Opponents of Maine’s new health care reform law (PL90) erroneously describe the law as “a gift to the insurance companies.”[1]  In reality that gift

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Case Study #3: Cost of Obamacare could force retail operation out of business

The last of three cases studies on how Obamacare will affect real Maine businesses shows that the staggering increase in health insurance costs could actually force a retail

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Case Study #2: Maine blueberry farm would pay $184,000 more a year under Obamacare

Paying Obamacare penalties would be less expensive than providing health insurance A case study from a blueberry farming operation in Maine shows that providing health insurance benefits under Obamacare

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Obamacare’s Negative Impact on Business – Case Study #1

Introduction Obamacare is, first and foremost, an affront to liberty-loving Americans who cherish their Constitutional right to determine their own healthcare.[i]  Obamacare puts liberty on the back