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Dr. Coburn presents highlights of ACA to Maine legislators

Dr. Andrew Coburn

Dr. Andrew Coburn of the USM Muskie School spoke with Maine legislators attending the Health Forum session of the Policy Leaders Academy on February 26th, providing an overview of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as "Obamacare," as well as an update on the ACA timeline, health insurance coverage (including mandatory coverage groups and insurance exchanges), delivery system improvements, and cost containment.

This Forum, sponsored by the Maine Health Access Foundation, also included a presentation on the ACA and Maine Businesses by John Benoit of Employee Benefits Solutions. For more information, please contact Barbara Leonard, Vice President for Programs, MeHAF at bleonard@mehaf.org.

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Cover: Maine Crime and Justice Data Book 2014

Using the most recent public safety, corrections, and court data available, the Maine Crime and Justice Data Book presents a portrait of the state's crime and justice indicators, including 10-year trends in Maine and comparisons with northern New England and the U.S. at large.

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