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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJuly 22, 2014Joel Allumbaugh, Director of MHPC's Center for Health Reform Inititiaves released the following statement on Tuesday in regard to the latest ACA federal court rulings: "Today’s rulings highlight the many systemic problems with the chaotic train wreck tha ...
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Many of Maine’s policymakers have fallen for the siren call of ObamaCare’s Medicaid expansion.Fortunately, Maine has held the line on Medicaid expansion so far. However, the 2015 legislative session is just around the corner.Sadly, Maine has turned into a welfare state; it is time to reverse the ...
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MHPC's Action Center is designed for you to easily reach out to the Governor and your state legislators about the issues that are important to you.Just follow the prompts and complete the fields. After you hit submit, your letter will be sent directly to the Governor and your state legislators.THANK ...
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The Free ME Initiative

Free ME is a bold initiative that will free Maine. It is a realistic strategy for spurring economic development statewide.Maine has the opportunity to become America’s premier destination for economic freedom and growth. Overall, Free ME is not a new concept. Free ME simp ...
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Health care spending in the United States far exceeds that of other countries, currently representing about 18 percent of the gross domestic product. If health care continues to grow at historic rates, it is expected to reach 34 percent by 2040. This is quickly eating up family budgets. From 2000-20 ...
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One of the primary goals of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly referred to as Obamacare, is to reduce the number of uninsured residents.  One key provision aimed at that objective is the expansion of Medicaid.  The Supreme Court, however, dealt a serious blow to the Obamacare’s Medicaid exp ...
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Governor Paul LePage signs LD 1333, landmark health insurance reform, into law
On May 17, 2011, Governor Paul LePage signed into law a major health reform package to help contain the spiraling cost of health insurance for all Mainers.  Before becoming law, the reform bill was known as LD 1333: “An Act To Modify Rating Practices for Individual and Small Group Health Plans an ...
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Joel Allumbaugh
The Maine Heritage Policy Center (MHPC) is proud to announce the selection of Joel Allumbaugh of Gardiner as the new director of MHPC's Center for Health Reform Initiatives.  Allumbaugh, a renowned expert in health insuranceregulations and reform, has served on MHPC's Board of Advisors sinc ...
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Portland Luncheon – “Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs “
The Maine Heritage Policy Centerinvites you to attend “Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs” Join us at our June luncheon to hear from Health Insurance expert Joel Allumbaugh as he guides us through the recent passage and ...
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Bangor Event – “Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs “
The Maine Heritage Policy Centerinvites you to attend “Maine’s Historic Health Reform: A National Model to Increase Choice and Lower Costs”Join us at our June luncheon to hear from Health Insurance expert Joel Allumbaugh as he guides us through the recent passage and ...
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