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Mainers begin choosing health care exchange plans

| November 15, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine residents seeking health coverage can begin enrolling in plans on the federally-run exchange. The three-month open enrollment period begins Saturday. Maine consumers will have more options this year with the arrival of Harvard Pilgrim on the exchange. The Massachusetts-based nonprofit is joining Maine Community Health Options and Anthem Blue Cross […]

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Some Mainers Get Through on Healthcare Website

| November 13, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Federal officials say about 270 Maine residents successfully signed up for health insurance plans on the troubled health care exchange website in the first month of open enrollment. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the highly-anticipated enrollment figures on Wednesday. According to the report, more than 3,500 Maine […]

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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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Medical Monday 5.20.13: Obama Care Under Review

| May 20, 2013

For the 37th time, conservatives led a vote in the House last week calling for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act. One Maine healthcare official says the act has bigger implications for the country, not just for those in healthcare but the business sector as well. Its tonight’s Medical Monday with Shawn Cunningham.

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