Montana House Passes ACA Medicaid Expansion Legislation

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT) -- HELENA, Mont. — Montana legislature on April 9 appeared to ready to enact legislation expanding Medicaid under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) after a newly introduced bill survived four failed motions for a second reading and two motions to re-refer the legislation to the House Appropriations.

(Legislation available. Document #93-150429-005L.)

Medicaid expansion in the state was considered dead just last month after the defeat of a similar measure. The Montana Legislature meets every other year.

The current legislation, House Bill 405, the “Creating...
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