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Montana Healthcare

Apply for Healthcare Coverage

Options to apply?

Online - Click here or go to healthcare.mt.gov

Online at healthcare.gov

Phone -- Call 1-800-318-2596

Call 1-800-318-2596

In Person - Visit your local community health center or local Office of Public Assistance

Find in-person help by visiting covermt.org or your local Office of Public Assistance

Who is Eligible?

People earning below $16,000 a year, or $33,000 for a family of four who are:

  • Montana residents
  • Ages 19-64
  • Not already in or able to get Medicare
Family Size Monthly Income
1 $1366
2 $1842
3 $2318
4 $2795 
5 $3271
Add $347 for each additional member

HELP Plan

Montana’s HELP Plan provides a variety of health care benefits including dental, vision, and prescription drugs, as well as other services, with low monthly premiums. HELP Plan participants will receive health coverage from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana.

Medicaid

Montana’s HELP Plan provides a variety of health care benefits including dental, vision, and prescription drugs, as well as other services. Medicaid also offers benefits not normally covered by Medicare, like nursing home care and personal care services Medicaid members will receive a Montana Access to Health card.  

Healthy Montana Kids

Healthy Montana Kids (HMK) provides a free or low-cost health insurance plan which provides coverage to eligible Montana children up to age 19. Covered services include medical, dental, eyeglasses, and other related services.

Veterans

Military veterans and their families are among the Montanans who may be eligible for the HELP Plan or Medicaid. More information about Eligibility for Veterans

Other programs

You can also apply for food, medical, or cash assistance with one application at apply.mt.gov