Maine EVP Testifies in Concord

At the request of NHMS President Dr. Travis Harker, Attorney Gordon Smith, EVP from the Maine Medical Association, testified on September 10, before NH’s Medicaid Expansion Commission. Attorney Smith outlined the reasons that a certain level of Medicaid expansion has worked in Maine for over a decade and his own state’s struggle to accept the ACA current expansion. The Maine Medical Association, the health care community, and their state legislature support the ACA expansion, but their legislation was not enacted after a veto override failed by just two votes. To read his full testimony click here