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ACA Repeal: What it means for Montana

Today, we released a new comprehensive report on the importance of Medicaid for access to health services for Montana children. Roughly half (51%) of...

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Senate tweaks bill, but it still spells disaster for Montanans

Yesterday, Senate GOP leaders released a discussion draft making some changes to its bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The big...

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Senator Daines continues to misconstrue the impact of Senate GOP health plan

On Wednesday night, Senator Daines held a tele-townhall to discuss the Senate GOP plan with Montanans. There are several instances where his...

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The Senate Health Care Bill is Just as Bad as the House Version

The Senate Health Care bill, released on Thursday, jeopardizes Montanans’ health and well-being by deeply cutting Medicaid, raising premiums for...

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Wonky Word: Substance Use Disorders (SUDs)

The debate continues around the House-passed American Health Care Act (AHCA) and now the Senate’s effort to craft a similar bill that will...

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Wonky Word: Essential Health Benefits 

During recent weeks, you have probably heard the term Essential Health Benefits repeatedly as Congress continue efforts to repeal and replace the...

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SNAP Improves Outcomes for Montana’s Kids

 The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) helps Montana families put food on the table and make ends meet....

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Myth Busting: What is really at stake with Medicaid and AHCA

Last week there were two articles quoting Senator Daines on health care and the continued effort in the Senate to repeal and replace the Affordable...

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