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.
During the 2019 legislative session, the Montana Legislature passed HB 599, which allows community health aides to provide care under the Indian Health Service Community Health Aide Program in...Read more
This report provides an outline of the 1115 Waiver process - a significant step for continuing Medicaid expansion 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.