The U.S. Senate Finance Committee’s subcommittee on Health Care was told Wednesday by Lenette Kosovich, the CEO of the Rimrock Foundation in Billings, that every part of the mental health industry has been stretched to the max during the pandemic. She said a federal funding commitment to staffing will be needed long after the pandemic ends. Rimrock is one three Montana treatment facilities granted expansion pilots to become certified community behavioral health clinics and she said the program needs to be expanded.
The U.S. Small Business Administration has started to deliver economic relief from the Restaurant Revitalization Fund established by the American Rescue Plan. Montana District SBA Director Brent Donnelly on Voices of Montana Wednesday clarified who is actually eligible to apply.