County-Level Impacts of Accepting Affordable Care Act Federal Funds are Significant

January 14, 2014

In 15 of Maine’s 16 counties, a major health care provider is one of the top two employers. In 10 counties, between 1 in 5 jobs and 1 in 6 jobs are in health care. Because federal health care funds will be used to reimburse health care providers for their services, the economic benefits of accepting federal health care funds will be distributed throughout the state and provide a significant boost to local economies.

County-Level Impacts of Accepting Affordable Care Act Federal Funds are Significant, January 14, 2014

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