Montana Officials Say 47,400 Residents Sign Up For Medicaid Expansion

MTN (Montana) News:
More Than 47K Montanans Signed Up For Expanded Medicaid Coverage

Montana’s Medicaid expansion is covering 47,400 low-income people so far this year and has paid for $75 million in care, with federal money, Bullock administration officials told an oversight panel Wednesday. Jessica Rhoades, policy director for the state Department of Public Health and Human Services, said as of May, the program has paid for 11,000 preventive dental exams, 2,600 wellness exams, 3,600 cholesterol screenings and 1,300 vaccinations. (Dennison, 7/13)