State Recognition for Maine

Recognized? No

Recognition Status:

Active Task Force? Yes

Year Started: 2014

Task Force Status: Task force was launched in June 2014. Task force reviewing state regulations and will move forward with creating a fact sheet. Filed a bill in 2018 that would have added music therapy as a covered service under MaineCare.

Task Force Contact Name: Kate Beever

Task Force Contact Email:

Task Force Members: Kate Beever, Torrey Gimpel, Marie Miller, Carla Tanguay, Melissa Violette

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Below you will find a link to an online report with information about state-level bills that include the keyword “music therapy.” There may or may not be a bill for your state. Some bills may have a direct impact on the profession (e.g. music therapy licensure legislation) while others may not (e.g. music therapy is included in a pre-existing list of healthcare providers). 

Click here to read the report

Information is provided by Fiscal Note, a subscription service that allows CBMT to follow state and federal legislative and regulatory developments. This resource is provided for informational purposes to help you stay informed on legislative and policy issues impacting music therapy practice. Please contact your task force chair with questions and before taking any action.