Sometimes people with chronic health problems and limited incomes need more than medical care to improve their lives and their health. They may need care management and health coaching.
Your questions on Medicare and Medicaid answered by the local State Health Insurance Assistance Program, an objective, not-for-profit counseling, assistance and advocacy service sponsored by the Department of Public Health and Human Services of Montana and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Your questions on Medicare and Medicaid answered by the local State Health Insurance Assistance Program an objective, not-for-profit counseling, assistance and advocacy service sponsored by DPHHS of Montana and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal officials say Wyoming residents on Medicare are expected to pay $1.5 million less than expected for health care in 2015 under the Affordable Care Act.
HELENA — Returning fire with fire, Democratic House candidate John Lewis is airing a new TV ad that accuses Republican Ryan Zinke of backing a plan to cut Medicare, while protecting tax breaks for billionaires and out-of-state corporations.
Debates are a proud part of the Montana tradition and I intend to put myself out there for folks to judge whether I meet their high standards. In an era of unprecedented campaign spending, debates remain a bastion for the free exchange of ideas where voters can size up the candidates out in …
Steve Daines ran a TV ad with a person saying he’s a union democrat — with a union logo prominently displayed — announcing support for Daines. However, the person in the ad has been actively promoting Republicans for years, is not a dues-paying member of any union in Montana, does not serve …
Your questions on Medicare and Medicaid answered by the local State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) — an objective, not-for-profit counseling, assistance and advocacy service sponsored by DPHHS of Montana and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
In 1965, almost half of America’s seniors had no health insurance. For the men and women who survived two World Wars and the Great Depression, retirement often meant insecurity and hopelessness. Our nation’s seniors reached their most medically vulnerable years with few, and sometimes no hea…
Q. I have heard there are programs that will help me if I’m having trouble with my Medicare billing. How do I get some help?
Q: My father was recently in the hospital and discharged to a nursing home for rehab and skilled care. The hospital discharge planner told me that Dad would have 100 days of Medicare benefits in the nursing home. I just recently received a letter from the nursing home stating that they were …
Q. What is durable medical equipment?
Everyone hates being left out.
As an economist who loves the West and our open spaces, I think a lot about what makes our small towns tick. To better understand how our economies work and how to strengthen them, we first have to ask where our money comes from. The answer — non-labor income — might surprise many readers.
HELENA — Federal health officials released a huge database Wednesday of Medicare payments to individual health care providers, including $163 million paid in Montana in 2012 to nearly 3,300 providers.
HELENA — Montana’s U.S. Rep. Steve Daines — a Republican running this year for the U.S. Senate — has fashioned a very conservative voting record in his first 15 months on the job, independent analyses show.
WASHINGTON — Just why is American politics so dysfunctional?
Finally, Congress has completed its budget process without another government shutdown and raised the nation’s debt ceiling without seriously threatening default.
Q. I have heard that Medicare has changed how it covers some preventative-care services. What has changed and how much do they cost now?
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