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Jameson’s story

Dismantling the ACA would hurt Maine’s creative community In 2017, nearly 80,000 Mainers enrolled in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace. That number includes many artists and creative workers. Jameson, a creative director from Portland, purchased coverage through the Marketplace upon returning to Maine from New York City. “I… MORE

House Republicans Resuscitate Much-Maligned Health Care Bill

Last-Minute Amendments Don’t Change Estimates of Skyrocketing Costs and Millions Losing Coverage Statement of Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care in response to today’s vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass an amended version of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), a proposed replacement… MORE

PRESS STATEMENT: Defeat of House Health Bill Is A Victory for Maine Children, Seniors, and Families

CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 778-1059 (Cell) ebrostek@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 24, 2017 Defeat of House Health Bill Is A Victory for Maine Children, Seniors, and Families Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care, released the following statement in response… MORE

Press Statement on House GOP Proposal to Repeal and Replace the ACA

CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 778-1059 (Cell) ebrostek@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2017 Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care, released the following statement in response to the proposal from Speaker Ryan and House Republicans to repeal and replace the… MORE

Statement on Cassidy-Collins Health Bill

Cassidy-Collins Bill leaves more questions than answers: is not a replacement for the ACA Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care, released the following statement on the introduction of the “Patient Freedom Act” by Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA) and Susan Collins (R-ME): “Today’s bill left us with… MORE

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