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The Most Ridiculous Health Care Law: Certificate of Need

Maine legislators looking to support substantive health care reform need not look further than LD 734 which would repeal the most ludicrous law on health care – the Certificate of Need (CON) law.A prime example of cronyism and free market obstruction, Maine’s CON law essentially allows hospitals ...
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Maine pension reform is savings for taxpayers

Latest Pension Reform Plan an Important Step Toward Fiscal Solvency

A plan proposed by the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee to reduce Maine’s $4.1 billion unfunded government retiree pension debt provides some needed relief to Maine taxpayers, and is an important step in the right direction toward bringing Maine’s Public Employee Re ...
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Dirigo Proposing $100k a Year Cap

Dirigo Proposing $100k a Year Cap

The Dirigo Health Board is discussing changes to Maine's government plan - DirigoChoice.  One of the considerations is a $100,000 a year limit on benefits. This is a great lesson learned for proponents of government-run health care.  Government health care is great...as long ...
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