Family Practice Model

In many medical environments, reproductive health care and abortion exists separately from primary or family practice care. At Blue Mountain Clinic, we understand that reproductive care and abortion are PART of family practice care, and must be normalized within the continuum of mainstream care.

In other words, or in the words of Dr. Banks, “You can’t take care of families without taking care of women, and you can’t take care of women without addressing holistically, their reproductive lives.”

 


Our Theory of Care: Organically grown by local feminist thought

Blue Mountain Clinic’s theoretical vision of care has evolved slowly over the past 35 years, yet at its core, the clinic remains the same. We continue to be guided by our founding feminist principles of “providing dignity and choices in healthcare”. Through the work and vision of the many passionate (and cutting edge) men and women who have built Blue Mountain Clinic, our services have continued to expand in order to better serve our patients.

In 1977, Blue Mountain Clinic was created out of a need for local patient-centered reproductive health care with feminist values. In the early 1990s, BMC expanded services to include primary care.  Today we treat women, men and children of all ages for a full spectrum of care and place importance on respect for patient decisions.

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Commitment to Economic Justice

We work to provide general medical care at a reasonable cost- and we do NOT cap the number of Medicaid/ Medicare patients we serve.


PLAN FIRST, OR FAMILY PLANNING MEDICAID

Plan First is available to all female patients aged 19-44 who:

  • aren’t pregnant
  • have little or no insurance
  • are a Montana resident
  • meet income guidelines

Plan First covers the following services:

  • Birth Control
  • Pap tests and breast exams
  • Emergency contraception
  • STD/HIV testing and counseling

You will need to bring the following documentation to Blue Mountain Clinic:

  • Income verification (pay stubs)
  • Driver’s license or Government issued photo ID, AND birth certificate, tribal certificate, OR passport
  • Social Security Card

Complete an application at Blue Mountain Clinic with our application specialist, Sundi Hamilton. Call (406)721-1646 to set up an appointment.

If you already have Plan First, we can see you for services right here at Blue Mountain Clinic.

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