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Maine state health insurance exchange
Bangor Daily News — Maine refused to set up its own health insurance marketplace and is instead relying on the federal marketplace. The state also refused to expand eligibility for its Medicaid program. In fact, Maine cut more about 22,000 people from its program.
October 11, 2013
Associated Press — Consistent with the experience across the country, Maine consumers faced long wait times and error messages when trying to access Healthcare.gov, the federal health insurance marketplace. Maine officials say about 250,000 state residents may use the marketplace.
October 1, 2013
Portland Press Herald — A report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows that health insurance on the new marketplace will cost more in Maine than in many other states. However, experts say coverage is more affordable than what was previously available — and it is more comprehensive.
September 26, 2013