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Maine companies send workers to Boston for health care at 'fraction of the cost' – Press Herald

The same medical procedure can cost up to three or four times as much in Maine as it does in Boston, prompting some Maine companies that fund their own employee health insurance plans to send workers down to Boston for major operations. But some health care analysts have warned against that strategy, saying it only… Read More »

Amid shutdown, federal workers face health struggles: 'We are the ones that are suffering'

Tamela Worthen hasn’t been able to afford her diabetes medication in a week, she said. Yvette Hicks said that her children haven’t been able to receive their proper asthma treatment. John Kostelnik said he won’t be able to find out whether he has cancer until the shutdown is over. Those are just a few ways… Read More »