HELENA — A coalition of health care and business lobbies, state lawmakers and Gov. Steve Bullock’s office has been quietly discussing options to expand Medicaid in Montana, hoping to craft a compromise on the politically charged topic.
HELENA — The commissioner of political practices has dismissed a complaint accusing a Republican senator from Great Falls of coordinating his 2010 campaign with a secretive conservative group.
If you were ill and your personal physician advised consulting a medical specialist about your diagnosis, would you choose:
Here's to working together. Here's to the slow, arduous pursuit of compromise. Here's to the overlooked, underappreciated, unglamorous middle ground. These days, we hear so much from the fringes that it's easy to forget that progress is possible.
HELENA – Republicans on a Senate committee late Friday afternoon rammed through their alternative proposal to provide subsidized health coverage to poor Montanans starting in 2014, calling it a workable compromise that also could reform Medicaid.
HELENA – Some legislative Republicans and others are scrambling to come up with an alternative to Medicaid expansion, instead using public funds to help uninsured, low-income Montanans buy private health insurance.
From Ekalaka to Plentywood to Eureka to Dillon, telemedicine eliminates the distance between Montana patients and their medical specialists.
HELENA — Health officials, hospitals and others Wednesday urged passage of a bill that would require health insurers to cover services provided by telemedicine, saying it will save money for patients and, in the long run, insurers.