Fact Sheet: Federal Health Care Funds Will Boost Local Economies

September 18, 2013
MECEP estimates that turning down more than $1 billion in federal Affordable Care Act funds to cover the full cost of increasing health coverage to 69,500 Mainers will cost Maine hospitals more than $600 million and hundreds of jobs from 2014 to 2016.
 
This fact sheet shows, by county, the number of jobs created or retained, number of people eligible for health coverage, and number of dollars injected into the local economy as a result of accepting federal funds

Federal Health Care Funds Will Boost Local Economies

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Federal Health Care Funding Makes Dollars and Sense for Maine

Executive Summary: Federal Health Care Funding Makes Dollars and Sense for Maine