"City" piece on the proposed joint venture between Maine Medical Center and Blue
"City" piece on the proposed joint venture between Maine Medical Center and Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Maine. MMC and BCBS are asking the state for permission to create the Maine Partners Health Plan, a for-profit insurance company that would restrict Portland members to using MMC and its doctors. Mercy Hospital in Portland and St. Mary's Hospital in Lewiston are intervenors in the matter, and the Maine Bureau of Insurance will hold a public hearing on the proposal January 14. Some observers believe BCBS is trying to create a monopoly. Details.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Maine, Maine Medical Center -- Portland, Maine Partners Health Plan, Mercy Hospital -- Portland
Conaway, Laura, ""City" piece on the proposed joint venture between Maine Medical Center and Blue" (1997). Maine News Index – Casco Bay Weekly. 1563.
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