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:
New Montana DPHHS web portal debuts One Stop for Government Benefits Does not include a job board http://t.co/Cfehq6MbHy— Gordon (@cmegalodon69) December 28, 2014