As people stick around in posh destinations used to only dealing with tourist influxes for one season, some local leaders are worried about strains on medical facilities both for newcomers and longtime residents.
By Michelle Andrews, Markian Hawryluk and Katheryn Houghton, Kaiser Health News
Montana is switching from using one of the nation's largest diagnostic testing companies to processing test results in Montana State University's lab, as well as contracting with a different private laboratory.
By Phil Galewitz and Matt Volz , Kaiser Health News
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With its employee health plan in financial crisis, Montana hired a former insurance insider who pushed back against industry players with vested interests in keeping costs high. She proved, essentially, that bargaining down health care prices works.