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Montana projects healthcare labor shortage in 10 years

By Maria Castellucci  |  May 24, 2016

The state's healthcare industry is expected to grow by 1.8% each year, or 1,300 jobs annually, until 2024. But with the baby boomer population facing retirement, Montana officials fear the demand for healthcare services will exceed the available workforce.

Moving patient payment upfront

Moving patient payment upfront

By Dave Barkholz  |  May 21, 2016

The rise of high-deductible health insurance is challenging providers across the country to change the way they prepare for and collect payments from people getting hit with large out-of-pocket costs for care.

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