A problem with his heart valve made it difficult for Jim of Biddeford, Maine to walk even a few feet without losing his breath. He was too ill for open heart surgery, but a minimally invasive procedure performed only at Maine Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute allowed doctors to replace Jim's faulty heart valve. Now he's enjoying his independence once 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.