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Montana nursing home abuse assistance

Nursing home abuse involving Montana nursing homes should be reported.  Below are the names of state officials to whom you may report nursing home abuse or neglect.

State Long Term Care Ombudsman
Kelly Moorse
State LTC Ombudsman
MT Dept. of Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 4210
111 N. Sanders
Helena, MT 59604-4210
Work: (800)551-3191
Fax: (406)444-7743
Office on Aging
Charles Rehbein~
Bureau Chief
Office on Aging/Senior and Long Term Care Div
P.O. Box 4210
111 Sanders, Room 211
Helena, MT 59604
Work: (406)444-7788
Fax: (406)444-7743
Licensure and Certifications
Marjorie Vander Aarde
Bureau Chief
MT Dept. of Health & Human Services
2401 Colonial Drive, 2nd Floor
P.O. Box 202953
Helena, MT 59620-2953
Work: (406)444-2099
Fax: (406)444-3456
Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
Gordon Hauge
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of Montana
Office of the Attorney General
303 N Roberts Street
Room 367
Helena, MT 59601-4543
Work: (406)444-3875
Fax: (406)444-2759
Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Linda Grief
Licensing Specialist
Board of Nursing Home Admin.
301 South Pane, #436
PO Box 200573
Helena, MT 59626
Work: (406)841-2395
Fax: (406)841-2305
Medicaid Agency
Jeff Buska
Bureau Chief
MT Dept. of Public Health & Human Svcs.
Div. of Health Policy & Svcs.
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59601
Work: (406)444-4141
Fax: (406)444-1861
Quality Improvement Organization
Janice Connors
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Foundation
3404 Cooney Drive
Helena, MT 59602
Work: (406)443-4020
Fax: (406)443-4585
Protection and Advocacy System
Bernadette Franks Ongoy
Executive Director
Montana Advocacy Program
P.O.BOX 1681
400 North Park, RM 211
Helena, MT 59624
Work: (406)449-2344
Fax: (406)449-2418
Adult Protective Service Agency
Rick Bartos
Adult Protective Services
Dept. Pub. Hlth. & Human Svcs.
P.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
Work: (406)444-9810
Fax: (406)444-7743
Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Sherry Benner
Regional Ombudsman
Area VI AAA Ombudsman Program
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
110 Main Street
Suite 5
Polson, MT 59860
Work: (406)883-7284
Area Served: Lake, Flathead, Lincoln, Sanders, Mineral, Ravalli and Missoula counties
Kathy Chaffee
Local Ombudsman
Yellowstone County Council on Aging
P.O. Box 20895
Billings, MT 59104
Work: (406)259-1580
Fax: (406)259-2849
Kris Cullinan
Regional Ombudsman
Area I Agency on Aging
PO Box 1309
Glendive, MT 59330
Work: (406)377-3564
Area Served: Dawson, Phillips, Daniels, Sheridan, Garfield, McCone, Richland, Prairie, Rosebud, Custer, Fallon, Powder River, Carter, Roosevelt, Valley, and Wibaux
Alana Kietzman
Regional Ombudsman
Area VIII Agency on Aging
Great Falls Nursing Home & PC
501 Bay Drive
Great Falls, MT 59404
Work: (406)454-6990
Area Served: Cascade, Tetor, Chateau, Pondera, Glacier, Toole, Liberty, Hill and Baline Counties
Todd Wood
Regional Ombudsman
Area II AAA Ombudsman Program
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 50142
Billings, MT 59105-0142
Work: (406)256-6568
Fax: (406)256-6568
Area Served: Musselshell, Yelllowstone, Carlson, Big Horn, Stillwater, Sweet Grass, Wheatland, Garden Valley, Petroleum, Fergus, Juditih Gap