Maine AllCare News

Universal healthcare bill enacted in Maine

At the end of June, the Maine Health Care Act LD 1045 became law without the Governor’s signature. However, as a provision of the law, it does not take effect unless and until Congress passes a . . . read more »

Maine should move toward universal care

“The pandemic has taught us the importance of a government willing to take responsibility for the health of the governed…..As a primary care physician, I implore Gov. Mills to join the states seeking to establish . . . read more »

June 2021 Newsletter

Universal healthcare bill passes Maine House and Senate on party lines LD 1045 is passed as amended, and proceeds to Governor Mills for her signature The amended LD1045 establishes the Maine Health Care Plan to provide . . . read more »

The Sassaman Report: A Public Hearing on LD1045

On May 12th, the Maine State Legislature held a public hearing on LD 1045, An Act to Support Universal Health Care. LD 1045 aligns completely with Maine AllCare’s key principles for health care legislation. It . . . read more »

Let’s go all out for universal health care in the US

As published in Common Dreams:  https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/06/03/lets-go-all-out-universal-health-care-us We should continue to vigorously advocate for a universal publicly funded privately delivered health care system at every level throughout America—state as well as national. An article last week . . . read more »

Another step forward on LD1045

On May 21st, the Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services committee voted 7-3 “ought to pass” on an amended LD1045.  LD 1045 would establish the Maine Health Care Plan to provide universal health care coverage . . . read more »

Mainers take action for universal healthcare!

The public hearing for the Maine Health Care Act (LD 1045) was held on Wednesday, May 12, starting at 10 a.m. in the Healthcare Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee. The Health and Human Services . . . read more »

Call to Action: Support LD1045

Representative Heidi Brooks has introduced a new universal health care bill to the Maine Legislature. The bill, the Maine Health Care Act (LD 1045), is scheduled for a public hearing by the Health Coverage, Insurance . . . read more »

Town boards endorse universal health care

Town boards endorse universal health care, an article by Dick Broom, appeared in the Mount Desert Islander on April 21, 2021. If you are interested in bringing a resolution to your municipality, please visit our . . . read more »