Plan First, or Family Planning Medicaid
is currently being offered to all female patients aged 19-44 who aren't pregnant, have little or no insurance, are Montana residents, and meet income guidelines. You can complete your application here at Blue Mountain Clinic with our application specialist, Sundi. Just call 721-1646 during normal business hours! If you already have Plan First, we can see you for services right here at Blue Mountain Clinic.
Plan first will cover the following services 100%
- Birth Control
- Pap tests and breast exams
- Emergency Contraception
- STD/HIV testing and counseling
You will need to bring the following documentation with you for your enrollment appointment:
- Income verification (pay stubs)
- Driver's license or Government issued photo ID, AND birth certificate, tribal certificate, OR passport
- Social Security Card
Yearly income guidelines are as follows: ( Apply even if you think you are slightly above these guidelines, as not all income is counted when determining eligibility)
- Family of 1-$22, 340
- Family of 2-$30, 260
- Family of 3-$38,180
- Family of 4-$46,100
- Family of 5-$54,020
- Family of 6-$61,940
- Family of 7-$69,860
Choices in health care
At Blue Mountain Clinic our qualified and patient-centered
clinicians and staff members work to provide general medical care at a
reasonable cost. We very much respect our patients decisions, and view
health care as a team effort between our clinicians and our patients.
Today we treat women, men and children of all ages. Our clinicians see clients for a range of medical needs from treatment for the flu, well-child exams, routine vaccinations and care for ongoing illnesses to annual exams, depression and family planning issues.We have a robust family practice with 90 percent of the clients we see coming to us for primary care needs.
At Blue Mountain Clinic, we have a fully-licensed lab on site where our clinicians and technicians are able to perform routine tests, and coordinate screening and testing with other labs for additional services. Our services are available to people in need of disability accommodations.
10 Things You May Not Know About Blue Mountain Clinic
Blue Mountain Clinic does not just provide care to women. The clinic was formed in 1977 as the first abortion provider in Montana. Since 1991, we've served men, women and children of all ages in our primary care practice. We also provide mental health therapy.
We see about 8,500 client visits each year. These visits breakdown as follows:
Family practice = 68 %
Gynecology, Contraceptive and Sexual Health = 18 %
Mental Health Counseling = 7 %
Abortion care = 7%
Blue Mountain Clinic is an independent, Missoula-based, non-profit health care provider. Our fees for services, combined with private fundraising, help us serve the Missoula community. We receive no federal funding to support our services so we have no sliding scale for fees. But we do offer a Fair Care Discount (20% deduction for office visit charges) for clients without insurance who pay for their care in full at the time of service.
Blue Mountain Clinic is open to new Medicaid and Medicare clients.
We strive to provide clients with options and information to assist them in making informed decisions about the care they receive.
Blue Mountain Clinic was voted Best Health Clinic for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 by the readers of the Missoula Independent.
Dr. Eric Ravitz was voted Best Doctor for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 in the same reader poll.
Blue Mountain Clinic works closely with the UM School of Social Work, the UM College of Nursing and the College of Technology allied health programs to provide internships opportunities for students in our community.
Blue Mountain Clinic's works directly to affect policy on a state and national level.
In 2008, Blue Mountain Clinic launched Off the Rack, our annual fashion event. It promotes healthy sexuality that goes beyond gender and stigma and it's quickly becoming Missoula's hottest fundraiser.
Our dedicated staff of clinicians and nurses who looks forward to meeting your health care needs.
Blue Mountain Clinic voted Best Clinic and Dr. Ravitz voted Best Doctor for 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.