Montana Assistance Programs

SHIP

Website:

www.dphhs.mt.gov/sltc/services/aging/SHIP/ship.shtml

SHIP

Cost:

free or at a reduced cost

Eligibility Requirements:

(800) 551-3191

Phone Number:

(800) 551-3191

Montana Rx Card

Website:

www.montanarxcard.com

Montana Rx Card

Cost:

No cost.

Eligibility Requirements:

The program is open to all residents of the state of Montana.

Phone Number:

(406) 396-2658

Program Description:

Montana Rx Card is a free statewide prescription assistance program designed to help the residents of Montana afford their prescription medications. Launched in May of 2011, Montana Rx Card offers prescription medication savings of up to 75%. The program is accepted at more than 56,000 pharmacies nationwide including CVS/pharmacy, Kmart, Osco, Pamida, Safeway, Shopko, Target, Walgreens, Walmart, and many more.

Montana Rx Card has saved its residents over $1.1 million since inception, and in an effort to further spread awareness, has partnered with Montana Community Medical Center. The program has also been seen on a variety of news outlets such as; FOX, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, Forbes, ABC, NBC, Univision and Yahoo Finance. Visit www.montanarxcard.com and print your free, pre-activated savings card today.

Healthy Montana Kids

Website:

hmk.mt.gov/

Healthy Montana Kids

Cost:

free or at a reduced cost

Eligibility Requirements:

Only uninsured children under the age of 19 are eligible for HMK coverage. A child must be a Montana resident and a U.S. citizen or qualified alien. Parents cannot be employed by the State of Montana or Montana University System. Household income must meet the guidelines for household size and income.

Phone Number:

(877) 543-7669

Program Description:

Healthy Montana Kids (HMK) is a free or low-cost health coverage plan. The plan provides health coverage to eligible Montana children and teenagers up to age 19. A child can qualify for HMK based on family size and income. There is no asset test. Proof of citizenship/identity and proof of income is required at time of application.

Big Sky Rx

Website:

www.dphhs.mt.gov/prescriptiondrug/prescriptiondrugassistance.shtml

Big Sky Rx

Cost:

free or at a reduced cost

Eligibility Requirements:

Montana is your primary state of residence Must meet generous income criteria Income less than $21,660 (single person) Or $29,140 (two person household). Assets (your nestegg--for example; IRAs, Bonds, Stocks, Savings Accounts) are NOT income.

Phone Number:

(866) 369-1233

Program Description:

Big Sky Rx (BSRx) is dedicated to helping Medicare clients pay for Medicare approved prescription drug insurance premiums. It is administered by the State of Montana.