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A Series of Unfortunate Events: Maine’s Failed Experiments With Big Government Controlling Health Insurance
Read the full report | As America looks at health care reform, policy makers would be wise to review Maine’s experience with government solutions intended to improve access, lower costs, insure more people and add fairness to the health insurance …
A Series of Unfortunate Events: Maine’s Medicaid program’s skyrocketing costs, higher taxes, underpayment of health providers and perpetual budget shortfalls result in health care rationing.
Read the full report | As Congress and the Obama administration debate reforms for the nation’s health care system, they would do well to study Maine's experience
Maine Taxpayers Will Face Higher Income Taxes Than Those in Canada, France and Italy With Proposed Federal Health Care Surtax
Read the full report | Unfortunately, for Maine’s taxpayers, the Legislature and Governor must not be talking with our Congressional delegation. On the one hand, Maine’s state
Read the full report | In the late evening on April 15th – Tax Day – a slim majority of the Maine Legislature passed a $57 to
Maine’s Choice: Have Medicaid Take Care of the Truly Vulnerable or Give Away Medicaid to the Middle Class
Read the full report | As state legislators in Augusta work to close a $200 million budget shortfall, they would be well advised to take a careful
Read the full report | Recently, Maine state revenue forecasters projected a $95 million budget gap for the current biennium. As the Legislature goes into session in
Read the full report | Today, the US Census Bureau released figures on the uninsured rate for Maine, the other states and the US as a whole
Read the full report | In his two terms as Florida’s 43rd governor, Jeb Bush challenged the status quo and reshaped state government in order to lead
Read the full report | As Congress debates a dramatic expansion of the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), Maine’s experience shows that SCHIP expansion is unnecessary,
Part II: Child Medicaid Spending A Roadmap to Saving $128 Million in Maine Medicaid without Dropping Coverage for One Child.
Read the full report | In 2004, Maine had the second highest spending per child Medicaid beneficiary of the 50 states and the District of Columbia, spending