By Keely Larson
KFF Health News - UM Legislative News Service 

Montana Passes Significant Health Policy Changes in Controversial Session

The recently ended legislative session was marked by Medicaid reimbursement hikes, abortion restrictions, anti-LGBTQ+ statutes, behavioral health spending, and workforce and insurance measures.


Last updated 5/9/2023 at 2:12pm

Keely Larson/KFF Health News

Members of the Montana House of Representatives applaud as the legislature ends its 68th session on Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

Republican leaders' banishment of a transgender lawmaker from floor debates in the recently ended Montana legislative session seized the nation's attention. It also overshadowed significant health policy changes and historic levels of health care spending.

The session likely will be remembered for GOP leaders removing Democratic Rep. Zooey Zephyr, one of two transgender representatives in the C...

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