Medicaid Provisions Impact on Montana (BCRA Analysis)


This report projected that if the Better Care Reconciliation Act (the U.S. Senate’s version of the American Health Care Act) was enacted, Montana’s Medicaid program could lose $5.3 billion in federal funding, and more than 75,000 adults enrolled through the recent Medicaid expansion could lose coverage as early as 2021. The report is an update […]

Medicaid Provisions Impact on Montana (AHCA Analysis)


This report projected that if the American Health Care Act as enacted, Montana’s Medicaid program could lose $4.8 billion in federal funding, and more than 70,000 adults enrolled through the recent Medicaid expansion could lose coverage by 2026. The analysis, conducted by Manatt Health and commissioned by MHCF, takes an in-depth look at the U.S. […]

Repealing the Medicaid Expansion: Implications for Montana


This report projects that over 71,000 newly insured Montanans could lose access to medical care and that the state could lose over $284 million in critical health care funding if Congress repeals the Medicaid expansion. The Affordable Care Act allowed states to extend Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes up to 138% of the federal […]

Medicaid and Substance Use Disorder Services


This report explores Medicaid’s new role as the primary payer for substance use disorder services in Montana. This new role is a direct result of Montana’s 2016 Medicaid expansion to cover most low-income adults in the State. The report offers strategies that the Medicaid program may pursue in this new role to improve substance use […]