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Senate Health Care Bill Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

After working behind closed doors, Senate leadership finally released their health care bill — The Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) — on June 22. It is now clear why the Senate bill was crafted in secret. This legislation could make adequate health insurance coverage unaffordable for millions of older Americans and would be a travesty for Maine.  Mainers have […]

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AHCA Is Unfair And Unaffordable For Mainers

You may have been watching current debates about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) recently passed by the House of Representatives and what it will mean for Americans of all ages.

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Reformed Identity Thief Helps Mainers Avoid Being Scam Victims

He conned bank tellers, doctors, lawyers and a major airline and last week, reformed identity thief Frank Abagnale shared tips with Mainers on how to avoid becoming scam victims.

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For Older Mainers, GOP Plan Risks Health, Long-Term Care Access

PORTLAND, Maine — The Congressional Budget Office report issued this week has added to the concerns of local senior advocates that the American Health Care Act would raise costs for Mainers ages 50 and older, affecting their access to health care and long-term care services. According to the CBO, 24 million Americans could lose health insurance […]

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Medicare voucher concerns for oldest state in nation

Maine lawmakers are expected back home this week, with Congress in recess Monday, and local advocates for seniors say the time is ripe to send them a message on Medicare.

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Looking out for seniors: Maine lawmakers get back to work

As state lawmakers get back to work, advocates for seniors say they should put more focus on the needs of the aging population in the “oldest” state in the nation.

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