Maine AllCare News

Autumn newsletter 2021

Universal healthcare on the agenda at Maine Medical Association 2021 annual meeting Support from physicians is critical in advancing the cause of universal healthcare in Maine. When the Maine Medical Association met for their annual . . . read more »

Give Maine people the gift of healthcare

Maine Healthcare Action, an independent nonprofit group, proposed a resolve that requires the Maine Legislature to draft a publicly-funded health care plan that provides comprehensive benefits and covers every Maine resident. Pending submission of 63,067 . . . read more »

Observations on inequality and inequity in our healthcare system

In September, I presented a resolution to the 2021 Maine Medical Association’s General Assembly, urging support for “the establishment of an equitable, sustainable, comprehensive, affordable, high-quality, publicly-funded universal health care system at the national level, . . . read more »

Mainers need their own health care system

Poor health care access sickens too many Maine people. Even with insurance, high deductibles limit access. Most Maine residents know a friend or family member who suffered unnecessarily or died. This is scary for everyone. . . . read more »

Maine needs universal health care.

This past year and a half coping with the COVID-19 pandemic has clearly brought us face to face with the inadequacies of our health care system. It is a known fact that the U.S. does . . . read more »

Mirror, Mirror 2021:  Reflecting Poorly

September 2021 Newsletter Health Care in the U.S. Compared to Other High Income Countries The Commonwealth Fund has released a report comparing and analyzing the the performance of health care systems of 11 high-income countries. Key . . . read more »

Town Resolutions

Woolwich is the latest community to pass a town resolution in support of  universal healthcare. Town resolutions ask for “an equitable health plan that provides every Maine resident with comprehensive medical care from birth to . . . read more »