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Senate OKs Gratwick bill for MaineCare telehealth parity

Posted: June 07, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday gave unanimous, initial approval to LD 1485, a bill to require the state’s Medicaid program treat...

Senate gives initial approval to Sen. Gratwick’s telehealth bill

Posted: June 05, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill to improve access to health care for rural and island communities in Maine earned bipartisan support in the Maine Senate on...

Children in state custody to receive improved health care under Gratwick bill enacted by Senate on Wednesday

Posted: May 24, 2017

AUGUSTA — Children entering state custody would receive more timely health screenings, and thus earlier medical interventions, under legislation by...

Gratwick named “Legislator of the Year” by American Academy of Pediatrics

Posted: May 24, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, has received the 2016 “Legislator of the Year” award from the American  Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)....

Bill to require parity for telehealth services by MaineCare earns committee approval

Posted: May 22, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee voted unanimously Friday to recommend the passage of LD 1485, a bill to require...

Senators Dill, Gratwick congratulate University of Maine interns

Posted: May 15, 2017

AUGUSTA – Aliya Uteuova and Belise Dusenge, students at the University of Maine at Orono, interned in the Senate Democratic Office for the spring...

Gratwick bill would remove barriers to the use of telehealth

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, would remove barriers for the use of modern technology by  bringing telehealth insurance...

Gratwick to serve on Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, has been appointed to the National Conference on State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Natural Resources and...

Sen. Gratwick bill would broader pool of election clerks

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Geoff Gratwick, D-Bangor, would allow people outside the two major political parties to participate as election clerks....

Sens. Dill, Gratwick appointed to Opioid Task Force

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sens. Jim Dill of Old Town and Geoff Gratwick of Bangor have been appointed to serve on the Legislature’s Task Force to Address the...