CASPER, Wyo. — Twelve cents of every dollar paid to the Wyoming Medical Center goes toward charity care or unpaid medical bills at the hospital.
In the nine sessions I served in the Montana Legislature as well as in my business interactions over the years, one issue continues to rise above all others: access to affordable health care.
This week is the deadline for the Montana House and Senate to pass a Medicaid expansion bill from one chamber to the other. As business leaders deeply committed to the health of Montana’s economy and workforce, we strongly support accepting federal funds to expand eligibility for the state’s…
This week our legislators will have an opportunity to vote on meaningful and positive changes in the health care delivery system in Montana. Our legislators will decide if they will expand Medicaid health insurance coverage to 70,000 low-income Montanans who now have no insurance. These Mont…
One of the most important issues facing the 2013 Montana Legislature is whether to take advantage of the opportunity to expand health insurance coverage to low-income Montanans.
HELENA — Most of Montana’s major hospitals provide charity care and other community benefits that exceed the value of their tax exemptions, but some may be overstating the amount of the fastest-growing category of these benefits, says a report released Thursday by the attorney general.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming Department of Health proposal to exempt surgical hospitals from having emergency rooms would hurt county hospitals, according to a Natrona County commissioner.
Montana’s largest hospitals continue to increase their charity care and other community benefits, according to a report from Attorney General Steve Bullock.
CASPER, Wyo. — The nonprofit Wyoming Medical Center Inc. wrote off $54.4 million in uncompensated care — less than the $69.9 million it budgeted for the fiscal year ending June 1, its chief financial officer said Tuesday.
The nonprofit Wyoming Medical Center Inc. intends to monitor the dispute between the University of Wyoming Family Medicine Residency Program and the Community Health Center of Central Wyoming, its chief executive officer said Wednesday.