Study embraced by Senator Collins actually affirms that her plan will not prevent people from losing health insurance and paying higher premiums
Earlier this week, Avalere health consulting released a report indicating that two proposals advocated by Senator Collins would reduce health insurance premiums. Senator Collins seized on this analysis. In a tweet on December 6, she claimed that the Avalere study “confirms my reinsurance bill & Alexander-Murray proposal would reduce health insurance premiums by 18% in 2019.”
Medicaid Expansion, County by County
On November 7th, Mainers will have the opportunity help spur economic growth and provide over 70,000 low-income Mainers with access to health coverage, by voting “yes” on question 2, to expand Medicaid eligibility. MECEP has previously reported on the many benefits of […]
For thousands of sick low-income Mainers, Medicaid Expansion is their only hope for affordable care
With the Medicaid expansion ballot question, this November, Mainers have a chance to fix that. By voting to raise the Medicaid eligibility threshold in Maine, our friends, neighbors, and coworkers will be able to get health care, setting them on the path to improved health, improved productivity, and ultimately a better life.