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Windy Boy Indian Country health care bill heard in Senate


March 19, 2019

Jonthan Windy Boy

Monday in the Montana Legislature the Senate Public Health, Welfare and Safety Committee held a two-hour hearing on House Bill 599, introduced by Rep. Jonathan Windy Boy.

"I think it went pretty good," Windy Boy said in an interview after the hearing.

House Bill 599 which would allow certain health care services under the community health aide program to use federal certification standards for health aides and require the state to provide Medicaid funds to train providers on Montana Indian reservations to meet federal certification standards.

"This is federal law," Windy Boy said. "A lo...

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