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Health Care

All Montanans deserve affordable and easily accessible health care. Our health care systems must meet the needs of all Montanans, including people living on low-incomes, children and families, seniors, and people with disabilities. Health care policy in Montana must also recognize the sovereignty of Tribal Nations and uphold treaty obligations to provide health care. MBPC provides research on state and federal policies and proposals to highlight areas where health care can be made more affordable and accessible for everyone in our state.

Medicaid Expansion in Montana

Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides health care coverage to individuals, including children, adults, pregnant women, people with disabilities, and seniors who qualify due to low...

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Improving the Health of Individuals and Communities

As a result of the expansion, 15,286 eligible American Indians are currently accessing a comprehensive range of health care services at locations across the state. Not only does this have the...

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Medicaid Provides Stability for Montanans During Times of Crisis

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Montana Counties Benefit from Medicaid Expansion

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Community Health Aide Program: Frequently Asked Questions

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Next Steps for Medicaid Expansion: Frequently Asked Questions About the 1115 Waiver

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Medicaid Expansion Works for Every County in Montana

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Proposed Work and Reporting Rules Could Hurt Montana Veterans

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Montanans with Substance Use Disorders and Mental Health Conditions Could Lose Coverage Under Medicaid Work Requirements

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Harsh Work and Reporting Requirements Could Disproportionately Hurt Indian Country

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Coverage Loss Under Harsh Work Requirements Could Disproportionately Hurt Rural Montana

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Montana’s Medicaid Expansion Connects People with Health Care and Work

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Medicaid Expansion is Part of the Solution to the Mental Health and Substance Use Crisis

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Improving the Health of Individuals and Communities

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Montana Counties Benefit from Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid Expansion: A Success for Montana’s Central Region

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Medicaid Expansion: A Success for Montana’s Northwest Region

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Medicaid Expansion: A Success for Montana’s Eastern Region

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Medicaid Expansion: A Success for Montana’s North Central Region

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Medicaid Expansion: A Success for Montana’s Southwest Region

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Budget Cuts Devastate Health and Human Services

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Montana Families Rely on the Children’s Health Insurance Program: CHIP Facts

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House and Senate GOP Health Bills Endanger Healthy Montana Kids Program

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Rural Montana Hit Harder Under Senate Health Care Plan

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Rural Montana Hit Harder Under House-Passed Health Care Plan

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Indian Country Suicide Prevention: A Critical Investment for Our Communities

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142,000 Montanans Face Uncertainty of Health Coverage With Threat of ACA Repeal

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Medicaid Expansion in Indian Country: Effective Strategies for Outreach and Enrollment

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New Medicaid Expansion Enrollment Numbers

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Montana Moves Forward With Medicaid Expansion

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What is Next for 70,000 Montanans? Next Steps on Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid Expansion is Part of the Solution to the Mental Health Crisis

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Healthy Montana Plan: Frequently Asked Questions

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Impacts of Medicaid Expansion by Legislative District

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Impacts of Medicaid Expansion by County

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Uncompensated Care: A Drag on Montana’s Economy

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Montana Loses Millions Each Day By Not Expanding Medicaid

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Medicaid Expansion Waivers: Providing Options, Protecting Montanans

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Expanding Health Coverage: Talking Points for Advocates

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Medicaid Expansion: A Critical Move for Montana

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Medicaid Expansion: A Good Deal for Indian Country

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Montana Physicians Have the Capacity to Implement Medicaid Expansion

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Medicaid is Good Insurance

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Impacts of Medicaid Expansion by Legislative District

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Medicaid Expansion: A Good Deal for Montana

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Medicaid Expansion Would Benefit Montana Veterans

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Healthy Montanans Build a Healthy Economy

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Proposed Medicaid Cuts Would Cost Jobs

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What Health Reform Means for Montana

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New Census Data Shows 175,621 Montanans without Health Insurance Coverage in 2008

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Montana Budget & Policy Center

Shaping policy for a stronger Montana.

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.