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Pregnant Montana Nurse: Don't Force the COVID Vaccine
A pregnant nurse in Great Falls says Benefis Health System should not be allowed to force their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. She's just one of hundreds of nurses who have been lobbying the Montana State Legislature to bar employers from forcing their employees to get the vaccine.
Health Providers Sue State
MTN News reports another group of health-care providers to several poor and low-income consumers have sued the Bullock administration over 2018 state budget cuts, asking a judge to void the cuts and order them restored. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday, takes aim at cuts to services for the mentally ill a…
Flu Numbers
The Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services reports 723 new flu cases confirmed the last week of January. The total number of cases in the state is nearly 3,300, and 21 Montanans have died of influenza.
Legislators Listen in Billings Thursday reports that Montanans are concerned about what state budget cuts will mean for health services, and they spoke out during a legislative listening session Thursday night at the St. Vincent Mansfield Health Education Center in Billings...
ACA Providers Seek Premium Hikes
Health care providers say rising costs are responsible for a requested rate increases for plans provided under the federal Affordable Care Act in 2017.  Montana Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen listened to provider’s representatives explain why they plan t…

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