Dan of Marblehead, Massachusetts is a true sailor at heart, but a leaking heart valve kept him off the water and confined to bed. He was too sick for open heart surgery and it seemed there was no hope... until his wife learned that cardiologists at Maine Medical Center were studying a new way to fix mitral valves without open heart surgery. He made the trip to Maine for this minimally invasive procedure, and now he's ready to set sail again.
The open enrollment period for selecting health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace is under way, and MaineHealth wants people to know that many affordable plans – including some with $0 premium options – are available.
With our patients’ best interests at heart, our organization has made the thoughtful decision to take a position on two important issues that voters in Maine and Portland will be asked to decide on Nov. 7.