Montana

As 2015 comes to a close, Medicaid expansion activity in states has not slowed down. Currently, 30 states and the District of Columbia have expanded Medicaid, and six of these states have chosen to pursue waivers to implement alternative versions of expansion. As the new year approaches, a number of additional states are considering options […]

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  • The Affordable Care Act created new opportunities for health centers and primary care associations (PCA) to play a leading role in supporting outreach and enrollment into new and expanded health coverage programs.  Health centers and PCAs received new funding, sometimes from multiple state and federal entities, new training and tools, and a new mandate to find and […]

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    October 30, 2015 | Filed under: Eligibility and Enrollment, Kentucky, Montana
  • Primarily for internal use, the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services has developed an ACA Playbook providing resources related to outreach, eligibility, and enrollment; training tools for navigators, assistors, field offices, and other policy workers; and other documents regarding the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Montana. Affordable Care Act (ACA) General […]

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    July 29, 2015 | Filed under: Montana
  • Led by the state’s Commissioner of Securities and Insurance, Montana announced the launch of a voluntary statewide multipayer medical home initiative in March 2014. The Montana Patient-Centered Medical Home Program includes participation by Montana Medicaid and three commercial health plans: Allegiance Benefit Plan Management, Inc.; Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana; and PacificSource Health Plans. […]

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    March 13, 2015 | Filed under: Montana
  • In Montana: As of July 1, 2011, there were 106,493 beneficiaries enrolled in Montana’s Medicaid program. Of these, 81,085 were enrolled in the state’s primary care case management program. Children are required to enroll a primary care case management program, Passport to Health. Passport to Health covers a number of services, including EPSDT, inpatient and […]

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    November 5, 2013 | Filed under: Montana
  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Montana 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Montana 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Montana 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Montana Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Montana NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Montana operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Montana
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Montana
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Montana
  • Montana’s ABCD Screening Academy project clarified reimbursement policy, selected and implemented use of a screening tool in selected demonstration sties, and built upon private/public partnerships to promote structured screening in primary care.  The ABCD Screening Academy activities in Montana included: Engaging state policy makers in an effort to clarify and/or improve reimbursement policies for developmental […]

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    February 26, 2009 | Filed under: Montana