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Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies Under President Obama’s Health Care

Supreme Court Upholds Tax Subsidies Under President Obama’s Health Care

| June 25, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans. The justices ruled 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, […]

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County health care professionals take part in eating disorder training

County health care professionals take part in eating disorder training

| October 3, 2014

Eating disorders can be scary…and before this week, Aroostook County didn’t have many health care professionals who knew how to treat them. That has since changed. “They’re going to have a resource here..whereas before there was literally maybe one person,” said licensed psychologist Dr. Valerie Gurney. Over the last two days, dieticians, therapists, counselors, and […]

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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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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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