Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana http://mtpr.net en Daines gets an earful from Obamacare skeptics http://mtpr.net/post/daines-gets-earful-obamacare-skeptics <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montana Congressman Steve Daines held a roundtable discussion Monday to discuss negative impacts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).</span></p><p>“My objective here today is to learn and listen,” Daines told the group gathered at the Montana Chamber of Commerce Building in Helena.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:49:13 +0000 Dan Boyce 13323 at http://mtpr.net Daines gets an earful from Obamacare skeptics Healthcare foundation board will decide how to spend $40 million from BCBS-MT sale http://mtpr.net/post/healthcare-foundation-board-will-decide-how-spend-40-million-bcbs-mt-sale <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Attorney General Tim Fox’s office said Tuesday a group of candidates have been nominated for the board of a new healthcare foundation created following the sale of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana to an out-of-state company.</span></p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:35:00 +0000 Dan Boyce 11981 at http://mtpr.net Healthcare foundation board will decide how to spend $40 million from BCBS-MT sale Insurance companies, commissioner examining options following ObamaCare announcement http://mtpr.net/post/insurance-companies-commissioner-examining-options-following-obamacare-announcement <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Montana Insurance companies are looking over their options after President Obama’s Thursday announcement regarding the Affordable Care Act. The President said some insurance plans about to be cancelled for not following the new healthcare law will be allowed to continue for one more year.</span></p><p>Montana’s Insurance commissioner said the announcement throws years of planning for ObamaCare into a tailspin.</p> Sat, 16 Nov 2013 23:11:56 +0000 Dan Boyce 11239 at http://mtpr.net Insurance companies, commissioner examining options following ObamaCare announcement MT Insurance companies see trickle of applications come through from Obamacare http://mtpr.net/post/mt-insurance-companies-see-trickle-applications-come-through-obamacare <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The state’s insurance commissioner says Montanans are still having problems signing up for health insurance on the Affordable Care Act online marketplace. Most states, including Montana, opted to let the Federal Government run their Obamacare market. The federal site has been plagued with glitches and technical problems for three weeks now, and it is not clear when they will all be fixed.</p><p>Commissioner of Securities and Insurance Monica Lindeen said Wednesday that is not acceptable.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:38:38 +0000 Dan Boyce 10112 at http://mtpr.net MT Insurance companies see trickle of applications come through from Obamacare Lindeen: Health Insurance on MT's Obamacare marketplace competitive http://mtpr.net/post/lindeen-health-insurance-mts-obamacare-marketplace-competitive <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>The country has just a few more months before many of the major elements of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, go into effect.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">This includes a requirement for Americans to buy health insurance, starting the first of the year.</span></p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 23:19:57 +0000 Dan Boyce 7037 at http://mtpr.net Lindeen: Health Insurance on MT's Obamacare marketplace competitive