HELENA — For nearly 31,500 Montanans who bought subsidized health insurance on the new, online “marketplace” this year, Tuesday’s federal appeals court rulings on the issue won’t change anything for now, the state’s top insurance official said.
Anticipating home insurance problems after last May’s hail storm in Billings, Montana’s state insurance commissioner is dispatching claims experts to the city this week to meet with homeowners.
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen confirmed Wednesday that’s she exploring whether to run for Montana secretary of state in 2016 — but said she’s a long way from deciding.
First came the hailstorm, then the rush to assess the damage — and now for many businesses, the chance to cash in on repairs.
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen, whose office regulates insurance, said Thursday the latest enrollment figures for the Affordable Care Act don’t tell the whole story, and that she’ll be taking a closer look.
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.
HELENA — Meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday, state Insurance Commissioner Monica Lindeen said she discussed Montana’s collaborative effort to enroll people into health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act before last month’s deadline.
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…
The Montana Land Board unanimously approved the 7,160-acre expansion of Signal Peak's coal mine on Tuesday, a move adding nine years to the mine's life.
HELENA — State Auditor Monica Lindeen announced Thursday that her office levied a $250,000 fine on the “old” pre-merger Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana for market-conduct violations from 2006-2010.
The only time a hotel clerk has had to tell Anna Whiting Sorrell to keep it down was the night that the U.S. House of Representatives narrowly approved the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Nov. 7, 2009.
Monica Lindeen, commissioner of Securities and Insurance, is traveling to Indian Country to answer questions from Native Americans about the new health care law this week.
HELENA — How many Montanans whose individual health insurance policies are being canceled because of “Obamacare” will end up paying more for a new policy next year?
HELENA — For retiree Bruce Smith of Bozeman, the brave new world of “Obamacare” so far hasn’t delivered the affordable health coverage it promised.
HELENA — The state insurance commissioner said Monday that health insurers in Montana can choose to extend 2013 individual and small-group policies that had been canceled because they didn’t comply with new rules under Obamacare.
HELENA — Seven weeks into the rollout of the Obamacare marketplace and other key elements of the president’s signature health-care law, I think we can all agree: It’s one colossal screw-up by the Obama administration, and could end up sinking the whole law and his presidency.
HELENA — Only 212 Montanans were able to choose a health insurance policy on the “Obamacare” online marketplace during its first month, federal officials reported Wednesday — although nearly 2,700 people completed an application.
HELENA – State insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen told lawmakers Tuesday she’s getting no answers from federal officials on when Montana’s online health insurance “marketplace” will work – and she’s not happy about it.
HELENA — State insurance commissioner Monica Lindeen told lawmakers Tuesday she’s getting no answers from federal officials on when Montana’s online health insurance “marketplace” will work — and she’s not happy about it.
Gathered in the gym Friday morning, Lockwood Middle School students laughed and cheered through a 45-minute presentation on smart money management.