Affordable Care Act

Trump Administration To End Obamacare Subsidies For The Poor

Oct 12, 2017

Updated at 11:40 p.m. ET

The Trump administration said Thursday that it would end the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments designed to help low-income Americans get health care. Not paying the subsidies, health care experts have warned, could send the health insurance exchanges into turmoil.

It's about one month until open enrollment starts for health insurance plans sold on Yesterday Montana's biggest health insurance company said it won't attempt to adjust its premiums downward for next year.

Matthew Rosendale, Montana's Commissioner of Securities and Insurance
Eric Whitney


One day after Senate leaders officially pulled the plug on their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Montana’s Insurance Commissioner spoke on the issue.

Montana Department of Corrections


Medicaid expansion saved the Montana Department of Corrections $7.6 million in the fiscal year that ended in July.

Montana's Health Co-op Remains Standing As Others Falter

Aug 14, 2017

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana's health care co-op, one of America's few remaining alternatives to traditional health insurance, will resume accepting new enrollees Sunday after it voluntarily pulled itself from the state's insurance marketplace in December.

The insurer took the nine-month hiatus from enrolling new members in the exchange created by President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act to boost its financial reserves and keep it from the same fate that has befallen failed co-ops across the country.