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MHPC Informational Booth (Bangor)

Please be sure to stop The Maine Heritage Policy Center’s informational booth at the Maine GOP Convention. Maine GOP Convention Cross Insurance Center 515 Main Street Bangor, ME April 25-26, 2014

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Tell Augusta NO to Obamacare’s Medicaid Expansion!

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

At first glance, expanding Maine’s Medicaid program looks like free

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The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide.

Maine has the opportunity to

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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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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

FAQ for LD 1333 Maine's Health Reform Law

LD 1333 Explained: FAQs About Maine’s New Health Insurance Reform

On May 17, 2011, Governor Paul LePage signed into law a significant health reform package to help contain the spiraling cost of health insurance for all Mainers.  Before

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

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