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Representative Patricia Hymanson
  Representing: Ogunquit, Sanford (part), Wells (part) and York (part)
District #4

Rep. Patty Hymanson is serving her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. She is the House chair of the Health and Human Services Committee.

Hymanson is a neurologist who has practiced in the area for over 25 years. A graduate of Yale University and New York Medical College, she worked in her own neurology practice as well as at several hospitals. She has taught at Harvard Medical School, Boston City Hospital and Boston University School of Medicine.

Hymanson was a two-term member of the York School Committee, serving as chair for several years. She has also been chair of the board of Families First Health and Support Center, the community health center safety net that serves the Seacoast area, and helped establish two local non-profit organizations, the York Diversity Forum and healthcareGIVES. She is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Portsmouth Regional Hospital and Maine delegate to Congress in support of people facing neurological disorders. She is also a longtime singer with Voices from the Heart.

Hymanson has lived in York with her husband, Alan Hymanson, M.D., for over 30 years. They have three adult children.

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Rep. Hymanson serves as House chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Department of Health and Human Services; Parts of the Dirigo Health Act, including the State Health Plan, the Maine Quality Forum and Advisory Council on Health Systems Development; Maine Health Data Organization; health and medical data; MaineCare, Medicaid, and Medicare Part D; children’s welfare and mental health services; childcare; public health and disease control; tobacco addiction prevention and control; sale of tobacco; prescription drugs; health care facilities and health care workforce; social and rehabilitation services; state health system planning; substance abuse; mental health; developmental and other disabilities; poverty, homelessness and public assistance; home and community-based long-term care; aging, elderly and disability issues; medical use of marijuana; maternal and infant health; and nursing facilities and residential care.

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You can also contact me at my home:

34 High Pine Road
York, ME 03909

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TDD Line: Relay 711.