New community paramedicine law signed in Maine

Maine Emergency Medical Services Board will be reviewing proposals for pilot sites and where they will be approved

By Jen Lynds
Bangor Daily News

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — An Aroostook County legislator has successfully shepherded a bill through the Legislature that he believes will reduce MaineCare costs, cut down on expensive emergency room visits and better assist those who receive care at home.

State Rep. Mike Willette, R-Presque Isle, sponsored LD 1837, An Act To Authorize the Establishment of Pilot Projects for Community Paramedicine.

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