|Community Benefit Requirement|
|Maine requires both nonprofit and for-profit hospitals to provide free care to Maine residents with income up to 150 percent of the federal poverty level.
The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (MHHS) requires that each hospital adopt and implement a free care policy ensuring that free medically necessary services are provided to Maine residents with income up to 150 percent of the federal poverty level. 10-144-150 Me. Code R. §§1.01-1.02; Me. Rev. Stat. Ann. tit. 22, §401-1716.