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The Billings Area Indian Health Service is coming under increased scrutiny, with U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh requesting that the Government Accountability Office conduct a formal investigation of the federal agency.
Since launching Shape Up Montana in 2003, more than 46,000 Montanans have participated in the three-month-long team activity program that runs from February to May.
Montana has persistent gaps in its ability to respond to health emergencies, making it one of the poorest-performing states in the nation, according to a national report released Wednesday.
CASPER, Wyo. — Last October, Casper native Diana Workman literally didn’t know what hit her.
RiverStone Health, in collaboration with the Missoula City-County Health Department, officially launched the Nurse-Family Partnership, an evidence-based community health program that helps transform the lives of vulnerable mothers pregnant with their first child.
Montana made no progress in improving its overall health in 2011, according to a national survey.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming leaders are likely to wait until after the presidential election before deciding whether to expand Medicaid coverage to roughly 30,000 low-income residents.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Health is holding five public forums this month to solicit ideas and comment on the state's Medicaid program.
The CEO of Pioneer Medical Center in Big Timber attended a meeting at the White House on Tuesday.
The Maternal Child Health home visitation program through RiverStone Health offers a variety of family-focused services to pregnant women and families with infants and young kids.
RED LODGE — Cedar Wood Villa nursing home is no longer under intense state and federal government scrutiny for allegations that it provided substandard care to residents, which jeopardized its Medicaid and Medicare funding.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says proposed increases in health insurance premiums for customers in five states have been deemed "unreasonable" by the agency.
In less time than it takes to have a pizza delivered, Billings Clinic's Hazardous Materials Response Team can be ready to treat patients from a major chemical spill in the area.
Montana programs that detect and respond to bioterrorism, disease outbreaks and disasters are at risk because of state and federal budget cuts, according to a national report out last week.
HELENA -- The federal government is giving states like Montana another chance to run at least parts of the insurance exchanges that are part of the federal health care law.
Two area health agencies will split $1.1 million in grant money over the next four years from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to improve essential public health services in communities across the region.
HELENA — Montana can partner with the federal government to build a state Internet health insurance marketplace known as an "exchange" that's required by 2014, but details on how to do it are still being worked out, a top federal health official said Tuesday.
CHEYENNE — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has introduced legislation that would give all Americans the opportunity to apply for a waiver from the new federal health care law.
WORLAND — Patients in the physical therapy pool usually don’t splash assistant therapist Lisa Fernandez.
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