Archive for the ‘Affordable Care Act (ACA)’ Category

Press Release Maine Choice Coalition Monday, June 30, 2014 Augusta – The Supreme Court today dealt a blow to women’s ability to access contraceptives, when it ruled “closely held” corporations can refuse to cover birth control for their female employees. The Maine Choice Coalition called the ruling unprecedented and deeply troubling, but said Maine is not required […]

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Yesterday the Maine House of Representatives voted on accepting federal funds to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. We’ve written before about why accepting these funds is a good deal for Maine and you can learn more at But this post isn’t about the importance of expanding coverage for Mainers. It’s about the astounding […]

There’s been a lot of media attention on why accepting federal funds that are already set aside for Maine under the Affordable Care Act to expand Medicaid coverage makes sense for Maine. A presentation by the Maine Medical Association to the Appropriations and Finance Committee highlights the reasons why it makes sense to accept these […]