Public meeting held at MSUB to discuss healthcare plans

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By: Amy Leet

A public meeting was held on the MSUB campus Monday evening to inform Montanans about changes in health care plans.

The meeting was a way for health care providers to show Montanans the reason for rate changes in health care plans…

Matt Rosendale, the Commissioner of Securit[ies] and Insurance for Montana said he feels it’s important to show Montanans different options so they have time to shop around and pick a plan that’s right for them.

He said when insurers raise rates like this, there are reasons.

“They have higher utilization rates, there’s mandates that are involved from the federal government, there are different policies that the federal government controls the state doesn’t have any control over that actually drive those rates,” Rosendale said.

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