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New Maine Health Plan Blends Public, Private Funds

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New Maine Health Plan Blends Public, Private Funds

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New Maine Health Plan Blends Public, Private Funds

New Maine Health Plan Blends Public, Private Funds

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The state of Maine is trying to provide health insurance to residents who are currently without coverage. The new Dirigo Choice insurance plan operates using state subsidies, federal Medicaid funds, voluntary cost controls for providers and cash incentives for healthy living.

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