Judy Bullard says MaineCare is keeping her alive, and she would be in dire straits if she lost her health insurance and could no longer afford her epilepsy medication.
“If I don’t have health care, I will die,” Bullard said. “I need medication not just to live a happy and healthy life, but to stay alive.”
Bullard, 56, of Old Orchard Beach, testified at Cross Insurance Arena in Portland on Wednesday at a Maine Department of Health and Human Services public hearing. About 100 people attended and more than a dozen testified.
The hearing was on the state’s request for a federal waiver that would allow Maine to impose new mandates on some MaineCare recipients… [Read more]