Posts Tagged ‘MaineCare’

 
People who receive MaineCare — the state’s version of Medicaid — may soon have to work and pay monthly premiums in order to get benefits.

Maine moves ahead with plan to charge Medicaid recipients, make them work

By Patty Wight, Maine Public on Aug. 03, 2017, at 6:33 p.m.
People who receive MaineCare — the state’s version of Medicaid — may soon have to work and pay monthly premiums in order to get benefits.
The State House in Augusta. LD 967 would increase the wages of direct care workers who help people with disabilities. The bill has been passed by the Legislature, but its funding is pending.

After a decade of funding cuts, dozens of homes for Maine people with disabilities are shutting down

By Corlyn Voorhees on June 22, 2017, at 1:54 p.m.
Over the past year, 24 homes for people with intellectual disabilities have closed, and 12 more are expected to shutter in the next six months, leaving the futures of more than 100 people uncertain.

Where Mainers have no health insurance, mapped

By Dan MacLeod on Nov. 02, 2015, at 7:48 a.m.
“Medicaid expansion continues to be a huge predictor of how many people remain uninsured in a given state,” the New York Times found.

Report: Lack of prioritization, too much latitude for state contractor led to $10.6 million in MaineCare overpayments

By Matthew Stone on Nov. 15, 2012, at 1:43 p.m.