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.
Medicaid expansion has proven to be a successful program in all 56 counties, one that helps working families, employers, and the broader economy. From Carter County to Lincoln County, Medicaid...Read more
Contrary to what many assume, veterans often do not have automatic and easy access to the VA. As many as 7,000 Military veterans and their families are among the more than 95,000 Montanans who have...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.