Behavioral Health

LD: 1602 "Resolve, Establishing the Working Group on Mental Health"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1602 “Resolve, Establishing the Working Group on Mental Health”

Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy and Communications, Maine Primary Care Association - 5/15/19


Children's Health

LD: 1539 "An Act To Provide Maine Children Access to Affordable Health Care"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1539 “An Act To Provide Maine Children Access to Affordable Health Care”

Christopher J. Pezzullo, D.O., Clinical Director, Maine Primary Care Association - 5/2/19


Health Insurance Consumer Assistance

LD: 1274 "An Act To Enact the Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program"

Testimony in Support of LD 1274: “An Act To Enact the Health Insurance Consumer Assistance Program”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/4/19


MaineCare Program/Coverage

LD: 615 "An Act To Protect the Integrity of the MaineCare Program"

Testimony in Support of LD: 615 “An Act To Protect the Integrity of the MaineCare Program”

Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy and Communications, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/22/19

LD: 981 "An Act To Implement the State's Recently Approved Request for a Section 1115 Demonstration for MaineCare"

Testimony in Opposition to LD 981: “An Act To Implement the State’s Recently Approved Request for a Section 1115 Demonstration for MaineCare”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 3/25/1

LD: 1317 "An Act To Restore Services To Help Certain Noncitizens Meet Their Basic Needs"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1317 “An Act To Restore Services To Help Certain Noncitizens Meet Their Basic Needs”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/12/19


Oral Health

LD: 519 "An Act To Expand Adult Dental Health Insurance Coverage"

Testimony Neither for Nor Against LD: 519 “An Act to Expand Adult Dental Health Insurance Coverage”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 2/21/19

LD: 1399 "An Act To Improve Oral Health and Access to Dental Care for Maine Children"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1399 “An Act To Improve Oral Health and Access to Dental Care for Maine Children”

Kalie Hess, Policy Program Manager, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/17/19

LD: 1441 "An Act To Align the Laws Governing Dental Therapy with Standards Established by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1441 “An Act To Align Laws Governing Dental Therapy with Standards Established by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation”

Kalie Hess, Policy Program Manager, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/25/19

LD: 1453 "An Act To Improve Dental Health for Maine Children and Adults with Low Incomes"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1453 “An Act To Improve Dental Health for Maine Children and Adults with Low Incomes”

Kalie Hess, Policy Program Manager, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/17/19


Prescription Drug Costs

LD: 1162 "An Act To Further Expand Drug Price Transparency"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1162 “An Act To Further Expand Drug Price Transparency”

Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy and Communications, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/16/19

LD: 1499 "An Act To Establish the Maine Prescription Drug Affordability Board"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1499 “An Act To Establish the Maine Prescription Drug Affordability Board”

Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy and Communications, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/17/19


Primary Care

LD: 1353 "An Act To Establish Transparency in Primary Health Care Spending"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1353 “An Act To Establish Transparency in Primary Health Care Spending”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/25/19


Public Health

LD: 227 "An Act To Strengthen Maine's Public Health Infrastructure"

Testimony in Support of LD: 227 “An Act To Strengthen Maine’s Public Health Infrastructure”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/3/19

LD: 555 "An Act To Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening Coverage"

Testimony in Support of LD 555: “An Act to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening Coverage”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 2/21/19

Testimony in Support of LD 555: “An Act to Reduce Colorectal Cancer Incidence and Mortality by Updating Screening Coverage”

Lori Dwyer, Esq., President & CEO, PCHC; Theresa Knowles, Chief Quality Officer, PCHC - 3/11/19

LD: 798 "An Act To Protect Maine Children and Students from Preventable Diseases by Repealing Certain Exemptions from the Laws Governing Immunization Requirements"

Testimony in Support of LD: 798 "An Act To Protect Maine Children and Students from Preventable Diseases by Repealing Certain Exemptions from the Laws Governing Immunization Requirements"

Kalie Hess, Policy Program Manager, Maine Primary Care Association - 3/13/19

LD: 1616 "An Act to Establish the Vaccine Consumer Protection Program"

Testimony in Opposition to LD: 1616 “An Act To Establish the Vaccine Consumer Protection Program”

Kalie Hess, Policy Program Manager, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/30/19


School-based Health Centers

LD: 392 "An Act To Fund Maine's School-based Health Centers"

LD: 836 "An Act To Expand Maine's School-based Health Centers"

Testimony in Support of LD: 392 "An Act To Fund Maine's School-based Health Centers" and LD: 836 "An Act To Expand Maine's School-based Health Centers"
Bryan Wyatt, Director of Policy and Communications, Maine Primary Care Association - 2/25/19


Substance Use Disorder/Treatment

LD: 1429 "An Act To Fund Opioid Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment"

Testimony in Support of LD: 1429 “An Act To Fund Opioid Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment”

Darcy Shargo, CEO, Maine Primary Care Association - 4/26/19

LD: 1662 "An Act To Save Lives by Establishing the Low Barrier Opioid Treatment Response Program"