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How to comply with Affordable Care Act's employer mandate

Steven R. Gerlach |

The Affordable Care Act is the most far-reaching piece of employee benefits legislation passed in 40 years. With 20,000 pages of regulations and other guidance, the ACA profoundly...

U.S. Supreme Court affirms access to ACA insurance subsidies in Maine

James McCarthy |

In a 6-3 ruling announced Thursday morning, the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that the Affordable Care Act allows Americans in all states, not just those that established their own exchanges, to...

Pen Bay Medical pursues energy savings project

Pen Bay Medical Center is undergoing a major energy efficiency project that is expected to save the hospital more than $550,000 per year.

Parkview hospital files for Ch. 11, plans merger with Mid Coast Hospital

James McCarthy |

Two Brunswick hospitals announced Tuesday that they are putting aside their decades-long competition to combine health care services in the Midcoast region.

CEI subsidiary gets $55M capacity for New Markets Tax Credit program

CEI Capital Management, a subsidiary of Coastal Enterprises Inc., announced Monday that it has received $55 million in New Markets Tax Credit capacity from the federal government.

Pharmacy proposes new site at MaineGeneral

Kennebec Pharmacy and Home Care is proposing to build a new location with a drive-thru service at MaineGeneral Medical Center's Augusta campus.

Nurse union at EMMC prepares to strike

A union representing about 800 nurses at Eastern Maine Medical Center has voted to authorize a strike if the hospital doesn’t include more patient safety measures in a new contract.

Mercy to cut 45 jobs, close Westbrook facility

Mercy Hospital is planning to close its addiction recovery center in Westbrook — a move that will result in 45 job cuts and a consolidation of services at its State Street...

New York firm to buy Canton senior living home

A Monsey, N.Y.-based health care management firm has reached an agreement to purchase the Victorian Villa Rehabilitation and Living Center in Canton.

Maine Med tops 'Common Care' rankings

Maine Medical Center in Portland is among 34 hospitals nationwide to receive the highest ranking across five categories in a new list from U.S. News & World Report.