Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy
Maine Rural Health Research Center
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Rural Center Research Staff Well-Represented at National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Annual Conference
New article in Journal of Rural Health examines network adequacy standards for Qualified Health Plans
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Health Policy Briefs
In coordination with recent health policy colloquia, the Muskie School has prepared two thought-provoking briefs that address MaineCare's coverage options under the Affordable Care Act as well as Vermont's health reform initiatives and their applicability to Maine.
With the aging of Maine’s population and its status as the “oldest” state in the nation, the use of long term services continues to be a critical public policy issue in the state and nationally. Learn more in the Cutler Institute's new chartbook Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities: Population andService Use Trends in Maine
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Policy Brief on Federal Health Care Reform
In this policy brief, Dr. Andrew Coburn of the Muskie School discusses three of the main components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA): health insurance coverage, delivery system improvement, and cost containment, highlighting some of the provisions of the law that have already been implemented and those where important implementation decisions will have to be made.
Center Research Associate Earns Doctorate
Congratulations and a round of applause to Erika Ziller for successfully defending her doctoral dissertation: Health Insurance Stability among Rural Children Following Public Coverage Expansions.