Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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.
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 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.
The Massachusetts-based nonprofit plans to be the third ACA option for Mainers in 2015, with sign-ups beginning this fall.
Health navigators report a surge of calls and appointments as individuals try to get their applications in the pipeline.
Research boosts hopes that weight-loss surgery can put some patients’ diabetes into remission.
Technical problems cause two interruptions on HealthCare.gov, where applicants sign up for coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Those who start applications but don’t finish them by midnight will be given extra time.
Supporters are already seeking ways to blunt confrontations over expected premium increases and other issues.