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Maine Department of Health and Human Services - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Resources and information on Maine's response to COVID-19, including guidance for healthcare providers, news releases, and information on cases in the state.
Date: 10/2021
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Maine Department of Health and Human Services
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Primary Care Case Management in Medicaid: A Strategy for Supporting Primary Care in Rural Areas
Describes how Medicaid agencies in five states - Alabama, Colorado, Maine, Idaho, and Oklahoma - utilize primary care case management (PCCM) programs to strengthen primary care, particularly in rural areas. Identifies three strategies implemented by some or all of these states to support primary care providers, and highlights lessons learned for state Medicaid programs that want to strengthen primary care in rural areas.
Author(s): Neva Kaye
Date: 08/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Academy for State Health Policy
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Maine
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites located outside of urbanized areas.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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High-Functioning Rural Medicare ACOs – A Qualitative Review
Describes the success factors common to high-performing Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) based in rural areas of New York, Maine, Missouri and Arkansas, and New Hampshire. Examines these organizations' governance, ACO history, operations, finances, population health, and lessons learned.
Author(s): Thomas Vaughn, Keith Mueller, Clinton MacKinney
Date: 02/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: RUPRI Center for Rural Health Policy Analysis
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Maine Health Access Foundation: Reaching Out to Organizations to Provide Directed Grants
An interview with Barbara Leonard and Ruta Kadonoff of the Maine Health Access Foundation. Discusses how the foundation provided unrestricted COVID-19 grants and open competitive grants and partnered with other philanthropies pooling together COVID-19 response funds. Describes the foundation's support for EMS, telehealth, tribal communities, behavioral health, and other concerns important to rural Maine.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 01/2021
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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FY 2020: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Maine Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Maine in Fiscal Year 2020. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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Engaging Communities to Preserve Access to Emergency Medical Services in Rural Maine
White paper focusing on rural EMS issues and how Informed Community Self Determination (ICSD) might be implemented to address these issues in Maine. Intended to ensure that individuals understand the EMS capabilities in their community, that the services are the type and level needed, and that services are adequately funded.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maine Rural Health Action Network
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Maine Hospital Association - COVID-19
Highlights resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for hospitals in Maine. Features information for hospitals regarding personal protective equipment, ventilators, and telehealth among other resources.
Date: 10/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Maine Hospital Association
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Wabanaki Public Health Serves Native People, Community, and Culture During COVID-19 Crisis
Features a Maine public health agency that serves five tribal communities and has used federal funding to address a wide range of health issues, including responding to issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Discusses initiatives focused on food access, support for elders, and substance use treatment.
Author(s): Kathryn Rutz
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Volunteer Program in Maine to Transport Community Members to Health Care Appointments
Highlights a non-emergency volunteer transportation program in rural Maine. Outlines the goals and structure of the program and details data about the number of trips and miles cover by year over the course of the program's existence.
Author(s): Sarah Levin Martin, James Wood, Steven Soule
Citation: Preventing Chronic Disease, 17, E77
Date: 08/2020
Type: Document
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Last Updated: 9/30/2021