Montana's New Gov. Website Offers Obamacare, Food Stamps, TANF in One Stop

Sarah Jean Seman
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Posted: Dec 28, 2014 11:43 AM
Montana's New Gov. Website Offers Obamacare, Food Stamps, TANF in One Stop

Welcome to Montana's new one-stop wonder. The website where residents can apply for Obamacare, food stamps, and housing assistance in one convenient location. 

The Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services' recently launched website streamlines the application process for various government assistance programs. The new system allows individuals to enter their information just once to apply for these three programs:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) - Formerly Food Stamps

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) - Cash assistance

Health Coverage Assistance - Medicaid, Healthy Montana Kids, health insurance assistance and tax credits through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace

The website encourages applicants to learn more about each program, but don't try clicking on the Health Coverage Assistance link, it's experiencing a few technical difficulties: 

This tweet about sums it up: