Ensuring Montana citizens have affordable, accessible health care is critical to our state’s economy. When individuals, especially those with low-incomes, can get the health care they need, they can afford food and other basic necessities, build job skills and find work, and have a better quality of life. With this goal in mind, we analyze state and federal health care policies and proposals in addition to researching spending and related policies and highlighting areas where greater public investment is critical.
Instead of putting measures in place that take away health insurance, Montana should bolster its successful HELP-Link workforce training program.Read more
Medicaid expansion enables access to mental health and substance use disorder treatment services, for which the need is high in Montana.Read more
MBPC is a nonprofit organization focused on providing credible and timely research and analysis on budget, tax, and economic issues that impact low- and moderate-income Montana families.