Maine Letters and Opinion

Op-Ed: A better way to lower hospital costs

In a March 23 op-ed at, Dan Bryant responds to coverage of financial crises at St. Mary’s Health System and Central Maine Medical Center, noting that among the many actions being considered, there is . . . read more »

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Let your voice be heard Do you like to write? Are you interested in raising your voice in support of health care for all? We’re looking for volunteers who would like to share their experiences . . . read more »

Letters: Physicians know our system must change

Scott Schiff-Slater, a family physician in central Maine, knows how the system works and did all the “right” things, and was still billed hundreds of dollars more than expected for a medical procedure. “…although I . . . read more »

LTE: Speaking out on health care

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Published by the Ellsworth American, Nov. 16: Absent from most reporting of Nov. 7 election results, which focused on the eight state referendums, was the outcome of Penobscot’s town referendum on health care. The resolution . . . read more »