Even though Montana has a mostly rural population, there are 65 hospitals for residents to find care. Some of the best ones include Billings Clinic in Billings, Benefits Hospital in Great Falls, and St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula. Plus, Montana was the first state to open a free clinic for government employees. In addition to hospitals, most cities provide access to urgent care facilities.

Health Issues in Montana

The economy in Montana is based on agriculture, which means there are lots of injuries related to ranching and farming in the state. A lot of the time these injuries can be treated at urgent care facilities, especially when they involve minor bone fractures, small lacerations that need stitches, and respiratory illnesses caused by outdoor plants. Other than that, most residents are fairly healthy because they stay active through their manual labor jobs.

Healthcare in Montana

Over three-fourths of the population of Montana had health insurance before the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. However, soon all residents will have access to affordable healthcare when the Act goes into full effect. Their options will include use of urgent care facilities. Residents are never turned away because they don't have insurance, but there will be more options for them soon.

Urgent Care in Montana

There are some great hospitals in Montana, but urgent care facilities are better suited to treating non-life threatening injuries and illnesses. There are several urgent care options across the state, mostly in the larger cities. They offer faster care than emergency rooms and are well suited to treating minor injuries and illnesses.

Specific urgent care and walk-in clinic services available in may include STD testing flu shots, school physicals and many other valuable services

Highest Rated Urgent Care Centers

Top Rated Urgent Care Centers in Montana

  • Closed
    1805 W Oak St Bozeman, MT 59715
    Open from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm today
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    Reviewed on Aug 2019

    No wait. Clean facility, friendly staff and plenty of parking. Love this b-2 clinic.

  • Big Sky Family Medicine
    Closed
    160 Heritage Way Kalispell, MT 59901
    Open from 8:00 am – 7:00 pm today
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    Reviewed on Sep 2020

    New-ish to Montana needed some "non-E.R." help. The staff here are so friendly and helpful. I'm not accustomed to this level of kindness/quality of urgent care medicine. We've been here 3 times over two years, and consistently a very good experience! Thank you!

Cities in Montana with Urgent Care

There are 198 cities in Montana with at least 1 urgent care center.

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