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Penalty Fees For Not Having Health Coverage Increase Each Year

Penalty Fees For Not Having Health Coverage Increase Each Year

| January 2, 2014

Health care reforms under the affordable care act officially kicked in at the start of the new year. Under the act, everyone must have health coverage or face a penalty fee. You can elect not to have health coverage, but because the affordable care act requires it, you’ll be penalized. You may find yourself asking, […]

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Health Care Signup Deadline Extended One Day, Some Mainers Have Longer

Health Care Signup Deadline Extended One Day, Some Mainers Have Longer

| December 23, 2013

The deadline to sign up for health insurance has been extended through Christmas Eve. According to the healthcare.gov website, you have to sign up by the end of the 23rd in order to be covered by January 1st…but the Obama administration said Monday afternoon that folks will have one more day. Here in Maine, some […]

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Funding has come through for the Maine Military Authority workers affected by a recent layoff

Funding has come through for the Maine Military Authority workers affected by a recent layoff

| November 6, 2013

A big announcement from The U.S. Department of Labor was made on Monday. A Supplement National Emergency grant of a little over 300,000 dollars was given to the Maine Military Authority to help laid off workers find other jobs. Ryan Pelletier,¬†Director of Economics and Work Force Development at NMDC told us,¬†“Around 140 workers will be […]

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Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Exchanges Launched, Web Traffic Causes Slow Down

Affordable Care Act Health Insurance Exchanges Launched, Web Traffic Causes Slow Down

| October 1, 2013

Today was the first day that uninsured Americans had the opportunity to buy insurance under the new Affordable Care Act. Many went to do so online and were surprised to see screens saying “please wait” or “system is down”. That’s because so many people across the country went online to check out the new plans […]

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ACAP Offers Free Testing on National HIV Testing Day

ACAP Offers Free Testing on National HIV Testing Day

| June 27, 2013

Community members had the opportunity to get a free HIV test Thursday. June 27th is National HIV Testing day all around the country. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli tells us why getting tested is so important. TO CONTACT FOR A HIV TEST APPOINTMENT: CALL 207-227-0810.

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