Friday, April 23, 2010

Update on Health Reform

The Congressional Research Service issued this 100-page report reviewing the public health, health workforce, and quality provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (health reform). is a comprehensive federal website on health reform, including this webpage with information on Maine. This link on the same site has information about dependent adults under age 26 being eligible for health insurance in advance of September’s start up date.

This open letter from the president and CEO of the Maine Health Access Foundation includes a summary of the health reform legislation and how it relates to Maine. It also includes links to other summaries.

Gov. Baldacci has formed a committee to work on implementing the health reforms in Maine.

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