Maine Ranks Low in Increasing Insurance Rate for Mothers

Maine Ranks Low in Increasing Insurance Rate for Mothers AUGUSTA, Maine – According to a new report, Maine ranked among the five worst states in decreasing the uninsured rate for women of childbearing age from 2013 to 2017. The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families assessed the impact of Medicaid expansion on maternal health coverage. They looked at the uninsured rates in all 50 states for women ages 18-44, and found the uninsured rate for these women was nearly twice as high in states that have not expanded their Medicaid programs, compared with those that have expanded Medicaid. ...(Read More)
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