Maine Letters and Opinion

Sept. 2022 Newsletter: Medicare Advantage

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Medicare Advantage: Digging Deeper In our June newsletter we focused on problems associated with Direct Contracting Entities (DCEs), ACO-REACH, and Medicare Advantage, how these programs threaten traditional Medicare, and stories of people who’ve suffered because . . . read more »

LTE: Facility fee bill only a stopgap

Letter to the editor by Larry Kaplan, M.D., MPA, published in the Portland Press Herald on September 7: Facility fee bill only a stopgap—Maine needs universal health care  

LTE: Profit has no place in health care

In a letter-to-the-editor published by the Portland Press Herald on August 27, Maine AllCare board chair Karen Foster responded to recent articles by reporter Joe Lawlor highlighting the “byzantine” system of medical billing and how . . . read more »