Affordable Care Act
HELENA — The federal government has awarded Montana $1 million to design new models of paying for and delivering health care, with an eye toward improving quality and lowering costs.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday’s deadline to register for insurance coverage that will start by Jan. 1.
CASPER, Wyo. — The Northern Arapaho tribe filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday alleging that proposed Internal Revenue Service rules could cause Native Americans to pay higher insurance premiums or lose health care benefits.
CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said that while he dislikes the Affordable Care Act, he believes the Legislature needs to act on Medicaid expansion.
HELENA — As promised, Gov. Steve Bullock on Monday unveiled his plan to make another run at asking the Legislature to accept millions in federal dollars to provide health coverage for 70,000 low-income Montanans.
HELENA — With little fanfare, the second year of buying subsidized health insurance on the Affordable Care Act's online marketplace kicked off Saturday in Montana — and consumers have just one month to get a policy that will take effect Jan. 1.
HELENA — Starting this weekend, individuals can shop online for health insurance through the federal marketplace, and possibly get subsides to help pay for their policy.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming residents have a three-month window starting Saturday to buy insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
HELENA — Federal subsidies that reduce the cost of health insurance purchased on the Affordable Care Act marketplace in Montana could be torpedoed by the U.S. Supreme Court next year.
HELENA — Just in time for open enrollment, the state Insurance Commissioner's office has unveiled a retooled website to help Montanans navigate health insurance options.
A panel of experts will discuss issues facing today’s veterans at 8:30 a.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn Convention Center, 1809 Sugarland Drive, in Sheridan, Wyo.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal officials say Wyoming residents on Medicare are expected to pay $1.5 million less than expected for health care in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming will receive a $605,000 federal grant this fiscal year to strengthen the state's program for fighting chronic diseases.
HELENA — The federal government is again funding “navigators” in Montana to help the uninsured buy private, subsidized health coverage this fall — with a new emphasis on Native American consumers.
For the estimated 30,000 Montanans who earlier this year acquired health insurance for the first time, learning how to use that coverage is a crucial next step.
More than 30,000 Montanans who didn’t have insurance at the start of this year, are now covered by health insurance. RiverStone Health is offering free, hourlong sessions to help newly insured individuals who may be confused by insurance jargon or by their healthcare choices.
HELENA — The Bullock administration has approved rate increases of 15 percent to 27 percent and lower benefits for the 2015 state employee health plan, which covers 16,000 state employees and retirees.
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.