Articles by Lindsay Tice

 
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.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage administration wants adults without children to work to get food stamps

By Lindsay Tice on July 23, 2014, at 1:30 p.m.
The state of Maine has set a retroactive 2-year cap for those on MaineCare and taking methadone.

More money, less money: The effects of not expanding MaineCare

By Lindsay Tice on July 20, 2014, at 6:18 a.m.

Legislative committee lays out plan to prevent repeat of Maine CDC document-shredding scandal

By Lindsay Tice on June 26, 2014, at 6:27 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the 2014 Maine Republican Convention at Cross Insurance Center in April.

LePage says he’ll consider signing bonds for nonprofits

By Lindsay Tice on June 23, 2014, at 2:08 p.m.
Dr. Michael E. Kelley, chief medical officer for behavioral health at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, sits in the special child and adolescent section of the behavioral emergency department. Kids in crisis can wait days in the ER for an inpatient hospital bed in the children's behavioral unit to become free. Once patients, children can wait weeks or months for a spot in a residential treatment program.

Maine kids in crisis are showing up younger, with more severe behavioral problems than in the past

By Lindsay Tice on June 22, 2014, at 8:04 p.m.

LePage won’t sign for bonds, three years after shutting down 20-year-old program

By Lindsay Tice on June 07, 2014, at 12:09 p.m.
Maine Center for Disease Control office in Augusta

Attorney General notified of possible wrongdoing at Maine CDC

By Lindsay Tice on May 15, 2014, at 8:18 a.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

Legislative committee contacts attorney general about CDC document shredding

By Lindsay Tice on May 14, 2014, at 2:29 p.m.
Sharon Leahy-Lind, former 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 public documents.

Former Maine CDC director ordered to surrender medical records to lawyers defending the state in whistle-blower case

By Lindsay Tice on April 25, 2014, at 3:18 p.m.
Tammy Wilson looks out a window in the office at the Travel Inn in Lewiston recently where she lives and works as the manager.

Three state projects are giving Maine’s biggest medical users more help, and it’s already paying off in a host of ways

By Lindsay Tice on April 13, 2014, at 6:14 a.m.
Theresa Grainger (left) of Limington, searches for Affordable Care Act health coverage with certified marketplace navigator Kate Albert in South Portland on Monday, the deadline to sign up.

Mainers rush to sign up for health insurance on ACA deadline day

By Jackie Farwell and Lindsay Tice on March 31, 2014, at 5:58 p.m.

FAQ: A big day for the ACA

By Jackie Farwell, Bangor Daily News, and Lindsay Tice, Sun Journal on March 31, 2014, at 5:52 p.m.
Gov. Paul LePage

LePage orders state workers to stop texting, using instant messages for official business

By Lindsay Tice on March 28, 2014, at 4:06 p.m.
Ben Hummel (from right) and Cheri-Ann Parris center answer Stacia Turner's questions about the Affordable Care Act during a Portland Pirates game at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee recently. "I haven't had health insurance in years," said Turner, who was going to make an appointment to get help enrolling.

The Affordable Care Act deadline is just around the corner — are you covered?

By Lindsay Tice on March 16, 2014, at 10:23 a.m.

Office manager asks to join lawsuit against CDC alleging document shredding

By Lindsay Tice on Feb. 21, 2014, at 6:55 p.m.

2nd person may join lawsuit against CDC alleging document shredding

By Lindsay Tice on Feb. 21, 2014, at 2:49 p.m.