HELENA — The full launch of “Obamacare” this fall could lead to changes for some businesses’ employee health coverage in Montana — and how businesses respond could affect the entire system.
Montana doesn’t have a medical school. So, for the past 40 years, the state has paid part of the educational expenses for classes of 20 medical students per school year.
HELENA — Expanding Medicaid to cover thousands of low-income Montanans should be an economic boost for the state, a University of Montana economist said Wednesday, as it will bring billions of federal dollars into Montana.
During the 1920s there was a running joke: "There are two classes of people in hospitals: those who entered poor and those who leave poor." Five years later, private health care insurance emerged. Today, particularly for those without health insurance, the problems remain the same. And suspi…