In her commentary Deborah Cook, executive director of the Maine Small Business Alliance, discusses Dirigo Health from the viewpoint of small businesses, whose employees and families, along with the self-employed, represent the largest proportion of uninsured in Maine’s population. She notes that rising costs of health care and insurance are a major threat to the viability of small businesses.
Cook, Deborah. "Dirigo Health: A Small Business Perspective." Maine Policy Review 12.3 (2003) : 26 -27, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol12/iss3/6.