Saturday, April 19, 2014
The nonprofit Portland Community Health Center at 63 Preble St. will begin seeing patients Tuesday.
The Affordable Care Act will affect different people in different ways, depending on their incomes, employment, and health care histories.
Learn what's changing, key terminology and how to apply for the new insurance plans.
Getting covered through President Barack Obama's health care law might feel like a combination of doing your taxes and making a big purchase that requires research.
Here's a step-by-step guide to the process with handy tips.
Understand the jargon.
A new proposal would use federal money allocated to expand the program to help low-income Mainers buy private insurance coverage.
The bill goes to Gov. Paul LePage for his signature.
That 35 percent of those enrollees are under age 35 is crucial to the health care law’s success.
While longevity in the United States has risen steadily overall, a study finds undereducation, especially among females, has a dramatic correlation with dying younger.
Former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle told a Colby lecture series audience 'We can do this.'
A Department of Labor’s Center for Workforce Research and Information report suggests boosting state health-care education enrollment and recruiting more workers from outside Maine.
A nonpartisan budget analysis shows the cost over the next 10 years at $104 billion less than projected.
Dr. Salomon Melgen received more than any other doctor – nearly $21 million – from Medicare.
The House Veterans’ Affairs chairman joins Rep. Mike Michaud on Friday and questions a loophole that missed an employee’s felonious past.
Supporters and foes of Obama’s signature legislation are convinced the law's fortunes will turn in their favor.
The rules limit prescriptions and doses of the highly addictive painkillers and call for alternative therapies for many patients.
The Health and Human Services secretary is leaving after five years of battling over health care.
And payments statewide totaled $300 million that year, according to data made public for the first time – but much of it goes to costs, not profits.
Officials hope to uncover fraud by releasing data that show how much physicians billed the government.
Officials say it costs $19,000 per obese child to deal with medical costs over a person’s lifetime.
Officials say homeless patients will be able to get care at a nonprofit health center as a city clinic scales back services starting next week.
Results of studies of the Pfizer and Eli Lilly breast cancer drugs create hope of a new treatment avenue.
Even the Mayo Clinic’s resident concussion expert is the first to acknowledge that what is unknown outweighs what we do know.
Hundreds attend the 17th annual gathering where women can find reliable medical information.
Youth participation has fallen nationally thanks to a growing awareness of the risks of head injuries, but medical and sports officials say much more needs to be known about this ‘one-size-fits-no-one’ issue.