Maine Health Care

NPR's Julie Rovner reports on the health insurance crisis in Maine, where rising premiums make it harder for small employers to provide health care coverage to employees. The state is considering a 'single-payer' health insurance program, which would use taxes to cover the health care costs of every Maine resident. Supporters of the concept say it would make health care more efficient.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.