The Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee examined the issues underlying the dispute between Maine Health and Anthem. Maine AllCare’s board chair Karen Foster testified on behalf of Maine AllCare. Read Maine AllCare’s testimony HERE.

Patty Wight of Maine Public Broadcasting reported on the hearing. “…Others took a broader view of the situation and urged lawmakers to look beyond just resolving the current dispute between MaineHealth and Anthem. Karen Foster of the group Maine AllCare suggested it’s time to seriously consider universal health care, which she said would be simpler and better for consumers.”

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Maine AllCare had previously released a statement on the dispute. Several other Mainers have weighed in, submitting testimony and letters to the editor.  Links to letters can be found on the Maine Letters and Opinion page on our website.