|Community Benefit Reporting Requirement|
|Maine requires nonprofit and for-profit hospitals to report free care provided.
Maine hospitals must file with MHHS annual reports quantifying free care provided to individuals with income of less than 150 percent of the federal poverty level, free care provided beyond that required by state regulations, and patients who received free care. 10-144-150 Me. Code R. §1.08. Each hospital must also file and maintain with MHHS a current copy of its free care policy and a current copy of its posted notice of free care. 10-144-15-Me. Code R. §1.09.