CATEGORY: Healthcare Reform

SB: 340 – Authorize Choice for out of State Health Insurance

Bill Status: Vetoed by the Governor

Senate Bill 340 allowed for Montanans to purchase out of state health insurance. An important first step in a broader effort to enable the purchase of healthcare across state lines and allow for greater competition to reduce insurance rates.

Bill Categories: Healthcare Reform

AFP POSITION: Support

SB: 100 – Authorize Direct Primary Care

Bill Status: Vetoed by the Governor

Senate Bill 100 would authorize Direct Primary Care in Montana. Currently DPC is regulated as though it is insurance, even though it is fundamentally a fee for service health care provider model.

Bill Categories: Healthcare Reform

AFP POSITION: Support

SB: 96 – Right to Shop for Health Care

Bill Status: Tabled in House Human Services Committee

Senate Bill 96 was a Health Care price transparency bill that required health care providers to provide the price for non-emergency services within two business days of receiving the request.

Bill Categories: Healthcare Reform

AFP POSITION: Support

HB: 400 – Health Care Price Transparency

Bill Status: Tabled in Senate Public Health, Welfare, and Safety Committee

House Bill 400 was one of many health care price transparency bills. It specifically required health care providers to disclose pricing on procedures for consumers.

Bill Categories: Healthcare Reform

AFP POSITION: Support

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