What Would Medicaid
Expansion Mean for Maine?
in New Federal Funding
70,000 Hardworking Adults in Maine Would Benefit from Medicaid Expansion
Nurses & Care Aids
Sales & Retail
Office & Admin
32 States Including District of Columbia
Have Already Expanded Medicaid and Are
Seeing Positive Financial Outcomes
The Success of
Medicaid Expansion is Proven
New Hampshire Hospital Association:
30% Reduction in Uncompensated Care After Medicaid Expansion
$235 Million Saved in State Funding
Meet Mainers Who
Hear from Mainers who need Medicaid coverage to survive
Kathy works 40 hours a week as a hairdresser and suffers from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease). She needs oxygen, but can’t afford her monthly oxygen supply without Medicaid expansion.
Lynnea, mother to a 16-year-old boy, was employed as a contract government employee. Her contract didn’t allow her to qualify of health care insurance and her paycheck was too high to qualify for Medicaid.
Hear from Maine
Health Care Workers
“There is no other viable option for health insurance coverage for many of the individuals who will benefit from expansion. For many, it is Medicaid or nothing” – The Maine Hospital Association Board of Directors
Timothy has worked as an ICU and ER nurse for 20 years. Every day he sees people receive fragmented care because they don’t have affordable health care coverage.
Mary Beth Gagne
Mary Beth has worked for 26 year as a Pediatric Home Care Nurse. Seeing Maine’s health coverage struggle firsthand, she knows the difference Medicaid expansion would make for all Mainers.
Jane has worked 25 years at an Androscoggin county hospital. She frequently witnesses the health coverage gap in Maine, and encounters families of terminally ill patients go bankrupt trying to pay for treatment.
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