All posts tagged medicaid

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

Continue Reading...
stethoscope and dollar

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

us_rally001_16x9

Take Action – Contact Your State Leaders Today

Get engaged by contacting your state leaders today.

MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues

www.FreeME.us

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

stethoscope and dollar

Why Maine should NOT expand Medicaid under Obamacare

One of the primary goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, is to reduce the number of uninsured residents.  One key provision aimed

Republican Summary of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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

Who’s Afraid of Questions 2 and 4?

Read the full report | Research of public records reveals that opponents of proposed vehicle excise tax cuts (Question 2) and controls on government spending (Question 4)

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