Medicaid expansion, COVID relief helped Maine reach record levels of health coverage in 2021


Census data released last week shows that just under 78,000 Mainers (about 5.7%) lacked health insurance in 2021. That’s the lowest share of uninsured people dating back to 1988, when estimates of state coverage began, according to a news release from the Maine Center for Economic Policy (MECEP).

Click here to read the full story, first published September 20, 2022 in Beacon.