Healthcare In The United States
A field of six candidates vying to lead Montana’s VA Health Care system is being narrowed as officials prepare to name a new director.
A standing-room-only crowd of at least 200 people Friday morning helped officially open the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic, which gives veterans in the Billings area access to specialty services.
In less than six weeks, the $6.3 million Majestic Lane Clinic on Billings' West End is scheduled to open to veterans.
The rollout of the Affordable Care Act has been a whirlwind, but one thing has remained steady — Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana’s commitment to do everything in our power to help our current and potential customers navigate the new health insurance landscape.
Contractors anticipate finishing the newly expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings by Feb. 1.
October 2012 marked a pivotal point in Velda Desmul’s life as she collapsed both mentally and physically.
Excitement — and some skepticism — are building as the expanded 70,000-square-foot Veterans Affairs Clinic in Billings moves closer to reality.
Montana’s veterans will be heard as federal officials work to improve the Veterans Affairs Montana Health Care System, its new director told a small veterans forum Friday.
CASPER — The federal government likely will face tough sledding, at least initially, when it starts operating a health insurance marketplace for Wyoming residents this fall, the state's insurance commissioner told lawmakers at a hearing in Casper on Tuesday.
More than 200 golfers are expected to tee off for the 25th annual RiverStone Health Foundation’s Hospice Golf Tournament on June 7. The tournament benefits RiverStone Health Hospice Services.
RiverStone Health Hospice Services will host a free BraveHearts grief support summer camp for children and teenagers who have experienced the loss of a loved one.
HELENA — Illinois records show the top 10 executives of a Chicago-based health insurance company that wants to buy Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana made $59 million in salary and bonuses last year.
HELENA — An Illinois health insurer has agreed to pay an additional $23 million to acquire Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana if state regulators signal by the end of the month they plan to approve the deal.
"Living with Loss," a RiverStone Health Hospice Services grief education program, will begin a six-course session on March 9.
Construction on a newly expanded 70,000-square-foot VA Clinic in Billings is under way and on pace to be completed by February 2014.
Billings Clinic is one of the first four health care organizations in the nation to receive accreditation as an Accountable Care Organization, according to an announcement from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Billings Clinic has been selected as one of 106 new Accountable Care Organizations in Medicare, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced Thursday.
VA Montana is a step closer to getting a new director.
HELENA – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana, the state’s largest private health insurer, asked state regulators Friday to approve its proposed merger with an Illinois-based nonprofit insurance giant -– a move that also would create a $100 million-plus health charity in Montana.
HARDIN – Fueled with a $604,000 federal grant, a new community health center has opened here, expecting to chart an estimated 4,800 visits annually.