Articles by Lindsay Tice

 
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Community Health Options

CEO: Maine health insurance co-op doing better than a year ago

By Lindsay Tice on Jan. 12, 2017, at 4:17 p.m.
“Despite the difficulties we’ve gone through, we’re frankly a stronger company as a result,” said CEO Kevin Lewis.
Franklin Memorial Hospital can be seen in Farmington in this 2014 file photo.

In Farmington, MaineHealth proposal reignites concerns about local control

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 13, 2016, at 12 a.m.
MaineHealth is talking about consolidating all members under a single authority.

Maine House candidate moved out of state without telling election officials

By Lindsay Tice on Nov. 01, 2016, at 12:10 p.m.
The Republican candidate for House District 59 has moved to Arizona for college and is no longer running for the seat, according to his father.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options in Lewiston

Maine’s only health insurance co-op sues feds over $23 million

By Lindsay Tice on Aug. 10, 2016, at 2:34 p.m.
Community Health Options, the state’s only health insurance co-op, has filed a lawsuit against the federal government claiming it owes the co-op nearly $23 million in promised payments.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew

Mayhew, Riverview head to meet with legislators next month

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 15, 2015, at 1:55 p.m.
The Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee will not have to subpoena members of the governor’s administration to compel them to answer questions about the Riverview Psychiatric Center.

Report: State record retention program in disarray

By Lindsay Tice on April 11, 2015, at 9:14 a.m.

As Maine’s uninsured rate drops, Lewiston co-op again woos most Obamacare enrollees

By Lindsay Tice on Feb. 24, 2015, at 1:58 p.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind

Maine agrees to pay former CDC manager $142,000 to settle whistleblower suit

By Lindsay Tice on Feb. 17, 2015, at 5:43 p.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind

Maine settles whistle-blower lawsuit with former CDC manager who said bosses told her to shred documents

By Lindsay Tice on Jan. 13, 2015, at 6:04 p.m.
Barb Gabri

Barb Gabri of Lewiston: ‘Rolling the dice’ without insurance

By Lindsay Tice on Jan. 04, 2015, at 6:11 a.m.
Kevin Lewis, CEO of Maine Community Health Options in Lewiston

Lewiston insurer is a national ‘rock star’

By Lindsay Tice on Jan. 04, 2015, at 6:04 a.m.
POLL QUESTION

36,000 Mainers pick Obamacare insurance plans

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 30, 2014, at 1:50 p.m.

Answers to frequently asked questions about the Affordable Care Act

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 29, 2014, at 5:41 a.m.

Sherri Tripp: ‘I think it’s wonderful’

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 28, 2014, at 9:42 a.m.

Blake Pooler: Finally insured, for $160 a month

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 28, 2014, at 9:38 a.m.

From ‘hellish’ to health care: The Affordable Care Act in Maine 1 year later

By Lindsay Tice on Dec. 28, 2014, at 5:19 a.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind of Portland purchased a "multi-state" health insurance plan that she was told would provide coverage outside of Maine. Leahy-Lind would later find out that the surgery she needed in Boston would not be covered.

When health insurance goes wrong … and what you can do about it

By Lindsay Tice on Sept. 28, 2014, at 9:48 a.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind, director of the Maine Center for Disease Control's Division of Local Public Health, sent a complaint of discrimination to the Maine Human Rights Commission alleging, among other things, that her bosses ordered her to destroy documents.

‘Maybe you shouldn’t have talked to the newspapers’: Second plaintiff added to federal whistleblower lawsuit against Maine CDC officials

By Lindsay Tice on Sept. 19, 2014, at 2:41 p.m.

Maine DHHS reverses plan to cut funds for mental health, substance abuse services

By Lindsay Tice on Sept. 12, 2014, at 4:58 p.m.

Bought and sold: Sex trafficking in Maine

By Lindsay Tice on Aug. 24, 2014, at 9:11 a.m.