Maine Medicine Weekly Update - 11/12/2019  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
•  MMA Board of Directors Elects Paul Cain, M.D. and Erik Steele, D.O. to Executive Committee
•  New NAM Report Reinforces AMA Work on Physician Burnout and Burden Reduction
•  Maine CDC to Host Webinar on E-cigarettes and Lung Injury November 19th
•  This Week's Public Health Updates from the AMA
•  HealthCare.gov 2020 Open Enrollment Period Now Through December 15
•  Resources from The Alzheimer's Association
129th MAINE LEGISLATURE
•  MMA Legislative Calls Finished for the Session
•  Maine Legislature's List of Bill Titles for 2020 Session: Initial Approval List
UPCOMING EVENTS
•  Upcoming Specialty Society Meetings
•  Obesity Medicine: There is no 'one size fits all' - Monthly Lecture Series Beginning November 13th
•  Still Time to Register for MICIS/Qualidigm Opioid Webinar - November 19th
•  MICIS: 2019 Clinical & Legal Opioid Update 11/19 Auburn, 11/20 Brewer, 11/21 Belfast
•  Qualidigm Rapid Induction Starting in the ED (RISE) Training
•  MMA partners with the Maine Suicide Prevention Program and the Maine CDC/Sweetser to offer training for clinicians.
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HEALTHCARE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
•  Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital seeks a BC/BE General Surgeon
•  Family Medicine Opportunity in Beautiful Western Maine
•  Outpatient Internal Medicine Physician Bangor, Maine
•  BC/BE Family Medicine or Internal Medicine Physician
•  Physician Director of Primary Care
•  Full-time, Part-time and Leadership Opportunities for Physicians
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
•  Opportunities at the VA for Volunteer Physicians
•  Volunteer Opportunity with Partners for World Health

 

HealthCare.gov 2020 Open Enrollment Period Now Through December 15

Open Enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace began on Friday, November 1 and runs through Sunday, December 15.

2020 Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment for 2020 health insurance coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace began on Friday, November 1 and runs through Sunday, December 15.

There are now more free and low-cost health coverage options in Maine  With the expansion of MaineCare eligibility and declining premiums on HealthCare.gov, more Mainers can now get a comprehensive plan that works for their budget.

This year there is a new resource to help Mainers understand their options and connect to local help.  Visit CoverME.gov for information about affordable health coverage for Maine. 

Information about health coverage options and enrollment assistance is also available at enroll207.com.

Healthcare.gov Enrollment Assistance