February 21, 2017The proposal to further restrict MaineCare eligibility is short-sighted and dangerous. It puts the health of almost 25,000 Mainers at risk, increases the financial strain on our hospitals, and reduces the long-term strength of Maine’s economy.
February 15, 2017“The percentage of children living in deep poverty — family earnings of less than $10,000 a year — is growing faster in Maine than in any other state.
February 9, 2017“If the ACA were repealed without a replacement, approximately 95,000 Mainers would lose health insurance and costs to hospitals would increase by $475 million, according to Maine Center for Economic Policy.” by Andy O’Brien, (Rockland) Free Press, February 9, 2017 Last week, Gov.
January 27, 2017In a report issued by the Maine Center for Economic Policy, a total of 95,000 Mainers are expected to lose health insurance if the ACA is repealed without adequate replacement.
January 27, 2017According to a recent report by the Maine Center for Economic Policy, 19,000 parents and 41,000 children in Maine stand to lose health insurance if the Affordable Care Act is repealed without an immediate replacement.
January 23, 2017“A report issued Friday by the Maine Center for Economic Policy said repeal of Obamacare would put 95,000 Mainers at risk of losing their insurance, most of them young adults or people nearing retirement.” by Steve Collins, (Lewiston) Sun Journal, January 23, 2017 As the new Republican administration targets repeal of the Affordable Care Act, Maine’s senior senator took a major step Monday to offer a replacement plan.
January 22, 2017“A study released Friday by the Maine Center for Economic Policy estimates that if the ACA is repealed, uncompensated care costs to Maine hospitals would triple to $475 million in 2019.
January 21, 2017The Maine Center for Economic Policy says scrapping the law without a suitable replacement would result in 95,000 fewer Mainers having health insurance in 2019 Portland Press Herald, January 21, 2017 The Maine Center for Economic Policy, an Augusta-based progressive think tank, has released a new report detailing the economic harm it says would be caused by repealing the Affordable Care Act.
January 20, 2017Health coverage for 95,000 Mainers and improvements for businesses, consumers, and providers at risk Augusta, Maine (Friday, January 20, 2017) The Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP) today released a detailed analysis of the economic impacts of a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Mainers.