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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.
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.
MaineHealth Innovation Announces First Recipients of its $100,000 Bonfire Fund
Two groups of MaineHealth care team members will split the inaugural fund to advance their innovations: A robotic clot retriever and a portable negative pressure isolation tent
MaineHealth Providers Stretched to the Limit by Surging COVID-19 Hospitalizations
As the Delta variant spreads through the ranks of the unvaccinated, the region’s largest health care system says its hospitals are full, and patients can expect long waits for inpatient care and even clinic-based services.
Pen Bay Medical Center & Waldo County General Hospital Recognized for Tobacco-Free Achievements
PBMC and WCGH have earned platinum level recognition from the annual Gold Star Standards of Excellence Program for their commitment to addressing tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure.
MaineHealth signals capacity challenges for health care system likely to continue in the months ahead
Long term trends in the labor market and a surge in demand are making it hard for health care organizations to meet a growing demand for care.
Waldo County Dental Care receives $7,500 Grant
Waldo County Dental Care (WCDC) has received a $7,500 grant from the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation.

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