All posts in Health Care

health medical

Portland Event – “ObamaCare: How Maine Can Fight Back”

“ObamaCare: How Maine Can Fight Back” Ms. Christie Herrera Director, Health and Human Services Task Force American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) Join Us at DiMillo’s Floating Restaurant 12:00 – 1:30 pm Thursday, January 13th Please join us for this discussion about […]

Continue Reading...
Christie Herrera

Bangor Event – “ObamaCare: How Maine Can Fight Back”

"ObamaCare: How Maine Can Fight Back"

Ms. Christie Herrera Director, Health and Human Services Task Force American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

Please

Maine Association of Health Underwriters Health Care Reform Position Paper

Read the full report | The Maine Association of Health Underwriter's position paper on the health care reform

Democrat Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Read the full report | The Democratic Party's summary of the health care reform

Republican Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Read the full report | The Republican Summary of the heath care reform

The Senate Bill HR 3590 The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Read the bill | The United States Senate's version of the health care reform bill. Longer than the House's bill, it is filled with more taxes, more

Maine Finds a Health Care Fix Elusive

Read the full story | BAR HARBOR, Me. — When his car repair shop’s health insurance premiums doubled between 2000 and 2002, David White saw the problem

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Dirigo – Maine’s “Public Option” Is a Costly Failure

Read the full report | Passed in 2003, Maine’s Dirigo Health initiative was lauded as the first state-based universal coverage program this decade. Governor John Baldacci promised

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

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