Congress approved federal legislation in March 2010 that will change U.S. systems of health insurance and health care over the next several years. Many of these changes will occur at the state level and will require action by state regulators or legislators.
The following resources are aimed at helping legislators and the public understand the impacts of the federal legislation on Montanans and the timeline for its implementation.
Congress approved 3 separate bills related to health care reforms. They must be read together to get a full picture of the final health-care reform package. The following consolidation of the three bills was produced by the National Conference of State Legislatures.