Maine

With open enrollment underway, exchanges are mobilizing their efforts to provide assistance to individuals who will begin enrolling in coverage options in October. This chart highlights the approaches states have taken to develop education and training for the individuals who will provide enrollment assistance through Navigator, In-Person Assister (IPA) and Certified Application Counselor (CAC) programs. […]

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  • This chart highlights steps states have taken to create an exchange. If you’d like to read more about exchange policy decisions, check out our State and Partnership Exchange Policy Decisions chart. Like all State Refor(u)m research, this chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. State Refor(u)m captures the health reform comments, documents, and links […]

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  • Find out where states are on exchanges: state, partnership, or federal?

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  • This map tracks states that have released rate information filed by carriers interested in selling plans in health insurance exchanges in both the individual and small group markets. Like all State Refor(u)m research, this chart is a collaborative effort with you, the user. State Refor(u)m captures the health reform comments, documents, and links submitted by […]

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  • This map provides the percent of plan selections receiving premium tax credits (PTC) in each of the 34 states that use the federally facilitated marketplace, healthcare.gov.  This information provides some context for the possible impact of the King v. Burwell Supreme Court decision, which may result in some or all of these individuals losing access […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    Governor Paul LePage signed into law “An Act to Prevent Opiate Abuse by Strengthening the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program” (now PL 2015, c. 488) on April 19, 2016, making Maine the second state to pass legislation on the issue this year. In March, Massachusetts passed the nation’s first law limiting first-time opioid prescriptions. Maine’s […]

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  • Maine PCMH Pilot In 2007-2008, the Maine Legislature created a bipartisan Commission to Study Primary Care Medical Practice. The Commission, in turn, recommended the development of the Patient-Centered Medical home (PCMH) Pilot. The legislature appropriated $500,000 for that purpose in 2009, and three collaborators – the Maine Quality Forum (part of the state’s Dirigo Health Agency), Quality […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Maine
  • In Maine:   As of July 1, 2011, there were 357,706 beneficiaries enrolled in MaineCare, the state’s Medicaid program. Of these, 176,335 were enrolled in a primary care case management (PCCM) program, including 130,824 children. The PCCM program is mandatory for Medicaid beneficiaries receiving TANF, children, pregnant women, and childless adults below 100% FPL. Medicaid-eligible […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Maine
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Maine 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Maine 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Maine 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Maine Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Maine NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Maine operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Maine
  • MaineCare had developed a value-based purchasing strategy centered on three components: creating “Accountable Communities”, improving transitions of care, and strengthening primary care. Under the MaineCare Accountable Communities initiative, Medicaid providers will enter into alternative contracts directly with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. These contracts will use a shared savings model, with the […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Maine