Affordable Care Act
HELENA — Next year, all large employers will be required to offer health insurance to their workers — and for health care firms that rely on government funding to provide services to the poor, that mandate poses a special problem.
Wyoming consumers are receiving more than $1.4 million in health insurance refunds with a new rule of the Affordable Care Act.
On Tuesday, people lined the sidewalks of North 27th Street, expressing their frustration over a recent Supreme Court decision that extended religious freedoms to some corporations.
HELENA — Montana is one of two dozen states that hasn’t expanded Medicaid as part of the federal health care overhaul — but it’s still added a higher-than-expected number of folks to this program that pays medical bills for the poor.
HELENA — Since the launch of the federal government’s online health insurance “marketplace” in Montana last October, a net 30,000 Montanans have gained new health coverage, the state auditor’s office said Tuesday.
A dozen new doctors ceremoniously donned white coats when Billings Clinic launched Montana’s first internal medicine residency last week.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne Regional Medical Center plans to cut $17 million in spending over two years but wants to avoid layoffs.
HELENA — An initiative to expand Medicaid coverage to 70,000 low-income Montanans won’t be on the November ballot this year, as supporters Thursday said don’t have enough signatures to qualify Initiative 170 for the ballot.
HELENA – The voter initiative to expand Medicaid in Montana is close to having enough signatures to qualify for the November ballot, but a lead organizer said Friday it will come down to the final deadline next week.
Nearly 12,000 people in Wyoming have enrolled in a plan on the federal marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act, according to the latest data announced Monday at a legislative committee meeting.
More than 7 million Americans have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Recent reports indicate that more than 5 million people did not have health insurance coverage before enrolling in a health insurance marketplace plan. If you have been insured for years or are n…
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen, whose office regulates insurance, said Thursday the latest enrollment figures for the Affordable Care Act don’t tell the whole story, and that she’ll be taking a closer look.
HELENA — Nearly 36,600 Montanans are covered by individual health insurance policies they selected through the Affordable Care Act’s online marketplace, federal health officials reported Thursday.
An overview of the impact the Affordable Care Act has had on the states.
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HELENA — Former state Sen. Corey Stapleton of Billings has a standard answer when he’s asked why Montanans should vote for him in the five-way Republican primary for the U.S. House.
Editor's note: Stories on each of the five Republican candidates for the U.S. House are continuing today.
HELENA — Meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday, state Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen said she discussed Montana’s collaborative effort to enroll people into health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act before last month’s deadline.
HELENA — Corey Stapleton, a Republican running for the U.S. House, on Wednesday called for America to maintain its military and economic strength and advocated the development of natural resources.
The Affordable Care Act, which has already made changes in the way Americans buy health insurance, is also changing the relationship between two health care systems. Public health and medical health care have traditionally worked as two separate systems. The Affordable Care Act brings them t…