Maine Primary Care Association (MPCA) and our Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) members are active participants in the health policy debate in Maine. We are a non-partisan organization with a longstanding and proud history of working with legislators across the political spectrum to improve access to affordable, high quality health care for all Maine people.

The following are five issue areas of importance that we are following closely in Congress.

 

Issue Areas of Importance:

Support efforts to protect the Affordable Care Act

Advocate for timely appropriation of CHC Funding to avoid another funding cliff

Medicaid: monitor and address negative programmatic changes, such as block grants

Medicare: monitor and act on any policy recommendations re: reimbursement for
telehealth and monitor national efforts to add a dental benefit to the program

Monitor Federal activities and investments around the opiate crisis

 

Policy Contacts:

Darcy Shargo, CEO
Maine Primary Care Association
73 Winthrop Street
Augusta, Maine 04330
207-221-0677 x216
dshargo@mepca.org

Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy & Communications
Maine Primary Care Association
73 Winthrop Street
Augusta, Maine 04330
207-221-0677 x203
bwyatt@mepca.org