County will study new health clinic for the underinsured
People in Hill County with little or no health insurance may have access to low-cost health care as early as next fall.
The Hill County Health Department will seek grant funding to assess the needs of residents with minimal health insurance coverage - or none at all - and study the possibility of establishing a community health center in Havre. If both studies show the need is there, the department will seek funding for the health center.
The center, which would be located downtown, would offer a sliding-fee scale based on patients' ability to pay.
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