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Was your blood pressure high when you had your health screening? Blood pressure readings that are consistently 140/90 mmHg or higher are considered outside the normal range.

The Department of Public Health & Human Services (DPHHS) and the Health Care & Benefits Division (HCBD) are pleased to offer the Blood Pressure Management Program.  When you enroll in this program, you receive a blood pressure management kit that includes an automated blood pressure cuff for home monitoring, a pedometer, pill box, and educational materials to help you self-manage your blood pressure.

To Enroll on the Blood Pressure Management Program

  • Click HERE to enroll online. If you have any issue with this site, just download the application form instead.
  • You will need to know your most recent blood pressure reading (can be from your doctor's office or your most recent health screening).
  • This program is open to all members of the State of Montana Benefit Plan (State Plan) with blood pressure readings outside the normal range.  It has no additional charge.

Blood Pressure Self-Monitoring Station Available in Helena

If you are monitoring your blood pressure, there is a self-monitoring station available in Helena!  

Directions:

The blood pressure station is located in the Capitol Building, 1031 E. 6th Ave. To find the station, enter using the main south doors, go down the stairs to the cafeteria area. Proceed north and turn right and then another immediate right to find the blood pressure next to the vending machines.  

 

The blood pressure machine is courtesy of the Department of Public Health & Human Services, Cardiovascular Health Program.  Program staff monitor the machine each month.  Instructions for use are found next to the machine. If you have problems with the machine or have any questions, please contact Mike at (406) 444-9170 or email mmcnamara@mt.gov

Still have questions?

Contact HCBD at (800) 287-8266, (406) 444-7462;
Hearing Impaired TTY (406) 444-1421, or benefitsquestions@mt.gov