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CAHC celebrates strong ballot win for Medicaid expansion, calls for swift implementation

Consumers for Affordable Health Care Celebrates Strong Win For Medicaid Expansion; Calls On Legislature and Governor To Fund And Implement Swiftly   Press Release CONTACT: Steve Butterfield, Policy Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 213-7254 (Cell) sbutterfield@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2017 Consumers for Affordable Health Care (CAHC)… MORE

Press statement on defeat of latest version of ACA repeal

Press Statement CONTACT: Steve Butterfield, Policy Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 213-7254 (Cell) sbutterfield[@]mainecahc.org   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 28, 2017 Maine’s Senators Lead in Defeat of Latest Version of ACA Repeal Advocates hopeful that Senate leadership chooses to abandon repeal effort and embrace bipartisan solutions Statement of… MORE

Statement on Senate’s Motion-to-Proceed Vote

  CONTACT: Steve Butterfield, Policy Director Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 622-7083 x1210 (Office) sbutterfield@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 25, 2017   Maine’s Senators Provide Leadership, Voice of Reason as Dangerous Health Care Debate Lurches Ahead Senate Votes to Proceed to Debate on a Bill They Haven’t Even Seen… MORE

Press Release: Mainers Call for More Transparency Around Prescription Drug Pricing

For Immediate Release: May 16, 2017 Contact: Steve Butterfield, policy director, (207) 213-7254, sbutterfield@mainecahc.org Mainers Call for More Transparency Around Prescription Drug Pricing Legislation would require drug companies to disclose pricing details for highest-cost medications (AUGUSTA) What’s driving the high cost of prescription drugs? Physicians, seniors, and people with chronic… MORE

Cure for Maine’s Opioid Crisis Starts with Health Insurance Coverage

Press Statement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2017 CONTACT: Emily Brostek, Executive Director, (207) 778-1059; ebrostek@mainecahc.org Cure for Maine’s Opioid Crisis Starts with Health Insurance Coverage Statement of Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care in response to today’s visit by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom… 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

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

Senate Takes First Dangerous Step Toward Jeopardizing Health Care of 75,000 Maine People

Emily Brostek, executive director of Consumers for Affordable Health Care, has denounced the Senate’s passage of a budget resolution to pave the way for repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). “Early this morning, Senate Republicans took the first dangerous step towards dismantling the ACA without a replacement in place,… MORE

Statement from CAHC’s Policy Director re: Health Care Costs in Maine

Press Release CONTACT: Kate Clearwater, PolicyDirector Consumers for Affordable Health Care (207) 622-7083, Ext. 1213 (Office) kclearwater@mainecahc.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2016 Augusta – The Maine Heritage Policy Center released an analysis of health care price disparities in Maine based on data collected by the Maine Health Data Organization. … MORE

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