Larry was just 16 years old in 1969 when he underwent surgery at Maine Medical Center to replace a defective heart valve. After his surgery, he regained the strength to live a normal, active life, raise a family, and become a grandfather. But 45 years after that surgery, his old symptoms of feeling tired and a shortness of breath returned, and so he returned to Maine Medical Center Cardiovascular Institute.
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.