Price transparency?

This summer, the Maine State Legislature enacted a law which empowers the consumer to gain information about the cost of various medical services offered by healthcare providers and organizations.  The intent to this legislation was to make it easier for patients to find out what the cost of various services would be; however, I think it’s […]

Take charge of your own healthcare

Dr. Jack Forbush

The Bangor Daily News is fortunate to have many well-versed individuals covering this topic, but I wanted to provide the perspective of an independent, practicing family physician whose only motivation is to empower my patients, their friends, family members and colleagues to take charge of their own healthcare.