State Recognition for Maine
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
Task Force Members: Kate Beever, Torrey Gimpel, Marie Miller, Carla Tanguay, Melissa Violette
Task Force Facebook:
State Association: https://www.mainemusictherapy.com/
State Association Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mainemusictherapy
Regional Association: www.musictherapynewengland.org
State Legislative Activity:
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).
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.