This one-pager pulls the most important findings on how Montana’s Medicaid program is improving health in the state from Medicaid in Montana and Economic Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Montana.
This one-pager pulls the most important findings on how Montana’s Medicaid expansion program is strengthening the economy from Medicaid in Montana and the Economic Effects of Medicaid Expansion in Montana.
In 2016, Montana transformed its Medicaid program, expanding coverage and driving down the uninsurance rate to just 7.4%—the lowest in state history. Now, more people have access to the care they need. And that means a healthier workforce and peace of mind for Montana families.
Since Montana’s bipartisan Medicaid expansion in 2016, our state has saved millions and our economy has gotten a significant boost, with thousands of new jobs created yearly, higher incomes, and new tax revenue for Montana.
With the passage of Montana’s bipartisan Medicaid expansion in 2016, more Montanans have health insurance than ever before which means more people can get the care they need. And our hospitals and health clinics—the centers of many rural communities across our state—are seeing greater revenue for the care they provide for Montana families.
Substance use disorders and mental illness are among the most serious and challenging health problems in Montana. This report presents the results of a baseline assessment of Montana’s current system of care for people with mental illness and substance use disorders (collectively termed “behavioral health disorders”), and evaluates the potential for implementing “integrated behavioral health” (IBH) … Continued
Many children in Montana are exposed to adverse events such as economic hardship, domestic violence, and substance abuse. An emerging body of research links the experience of these Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to health and well-being across the life span. Beginning with the landmark Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study in the late 1990s, potentially traumatic … Continued