Rep. Gianforte meets with seniors to talk health care

It’s hard to get treatment when you’re 65 or older and rely on a program that pays health providers less than the price of care. And surprising medical bills is a whole other issue.

That’s what a small group of locals told Montana’s U.S. Rep. Greg Gianforte at the Bozeman Senior Center on Monday during a roundtable over how federal health coverage plays out for seniors.

Esther Fishbaugh held up several medical titanium bolts that once acted as spinal hardware in her back.