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Maine Finds a Health Care Fix Elusive

Maine Finds a Health Care Fix Elusive

Read the full story | BAR HARBOR, Me. — When his car repair shop’s health insurance premiums doubled between 2000 and 2002, David White saw the problem as akin to a sputtering engine. So he got under the hood of the state’s health system and tried to fix it.Seven years later, Mr. White is on s ...
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Maine Taxpayers Will Face Higher Income Taxes Than Those in Canada, France and Italy With Proposed Federal Health Care Surtax
Read the full report | Unfortunately, for Maine’s taxpayers, the Legislature and Governor must not be talking with our Congressional delegation. On the one hand, Maine’s state government has spent two years debating tax reform in order to improve the state’s dismal business climate. A key comp ...
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Health Savings Accounts: What they are, how they work, and why they are good for Maine
Read the full report | Since enacted into law by Congress in 2003, Health Savings Accounts (HSA) have provided Americans with the opportunity to save pre-tax dollars for future medical expenses. This study takes a look at how the Health Savings Accounts are performing since their implementation two ...
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Some Interesting Facts About Health Savings Accounts
Read the full report | Health Savings Accounts are tax-advantaged saving accounts for those with high deductible policies($1,000+ deductible for individuals or $2,000+ for families). These accounts help individuals save and pay for out of pocket healthcare costs with tax-free dollars. Maine is one o ...
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