To fully appreciate what Healthy Montana Kids has accomplished, remember the way things used to be:
HELENA — The foundation funded by the sale of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana to a Chicago insurance giant eventually will have more than $150 million in assets to fund millions of dollars each year in health care programs, officials say.
One of my favorite Montana entrepreneurs is Wheat Montana’s Dean Folkvord. I’m not sure whether Dean voted for Barack Obama, but I doubt it. The thing about Dean though is he has a sharp pencil and he does what’s best for his business and his customers. That’s how Wheat Montana blazed the tr…
HELENA — Wearing sneakers with his suit, Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday said the state is teaming up with the American Cancer Society to fight cancer during the NCAA men’s basketball tournament over the next three weeks.
HELENA – Deep within the “fiscal cliff” deal approved by Congress this week was a cut few people expected or knew of: Axing federal funds for new, nonprofit health insurance cooperatives.
HELENA — Come 2014, Montana will have a new health insurance company, funded with $58 million in loaned seed money from the federal government.
HELENA — The fledgling Montana Health Cooperative on Tuesday became one of the first co-ops in the nation to win a federal loan, which will provide $58 million toward setting up the new, member-owned health insurer for Montana individuals and businesses.
HELENA -- A district judge on Thursday took competing motions under advisement in public employee unions' attempt to remove a 2012 ballot issue proposing to automatically return money to taxpayers if certain fiscal trigger are met.
HELENA — Organizers of a new health insurance co-op that would offer coverage to Montana individuals and businesses have applied for a start-up loan from the federal government, a step they hope will enable them to start forming the business next year.
HELENA -- Four labor unions and another group asked a state district judge on Wednesday to strike from the 2012 ballot a legislative referendum that, if passed, would return state tax revenue to taxpayers if a certain budget trigger is met.
HELENA — A group of Montanans, including formFer state Auditor John Morrison, plans to form a health insurance co-op that would provide a new coverage option for Montanans as member-customers.
HELENA — A trio of Montana farmers who say Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana overcharged them for health insurance is asking a federal appeals court to allow state courts to resolve the issue.
Sen. Max Baucus recently identified the reauthorization of the Children’s Health Insurance Program as the most important national legislative achievement of the decade. The achievement is especially important in Montana, thanks to the creation of Healthy Montana Kids, the new plan that broad…
HELENA - The wife of former State Auditor John Morrison has taken a job in the new auditor's office.