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Federal arbitrator in Indiana rules against Anthem practices that are similar to insurer’s disputed approach in Maine
The problems that led MaineHealth to remove its flagship hospital from the Anthem network starting in 2023 have created controversy across the country.
MaineHealth gives notice to remove Maine Medical Center from Anthem’s health insurance network beginning in 2023
The health system recognizes the decision could be disruptive for people with Anthem coverage, but the issues at stake threaten MaineHealth’s ability to provide the same level of care.
Jeffrey Lynds, MD Joins Franklin Health Farmington Family Practice
Has more than a decade of experience providing full-spectrum family medicine in outpatient and inpatient settings
MaineHealth, agilon health agree to form partnership supporting primary care for Medicare Advantage patients
The organizations plan to enter a long-term partnership that will enable a greater investment in value-based models of care, emphasizing preventive services and chronic care management for MaineHealth’s senior patients.
Coalition handing out free COVID-19 in-home test kits
COVID-19 tests kits distributed every Tuesday afternoon
UMF hosting walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on March 2
The University of Maine at Farmington is hosting a public walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Wednesday, March 2, from 3-6 p.m. at 274 Front Street in Farmington for individuals ages 18 and older.
MaineHealth Named One of America's Best Large Employers by Forbes
The not-for-profit health care provider ranked 13th among the 500 companies with 1,000 or more employees cited by the magazine.
MaineHealth Further Refines its Return to Work Policy in Line with CDC Guidance
The health care system is using the latest science to set standards for return to work protocols for care team members who contract COVID-19.
MaineHealth reminds community: ED, Walk-In Centers and Clinics do not perform confirmatory COVID-19 tests
Community members who test positive for COVID-19 with at-home tests should follow CDC guidelines for isolation and should not come to the emergency department, urgent care or walk-in clinics for confirmatory testing.
UMF Hosting walk-in COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Clinic on December 22
Individuals ages 18+ are eligible to get the Moderna vaccine

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