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Montana Veterans' Home

Fact Sheet

Who is Eligible?

Admission is open to honorably discharge veterans, their spouses and the surviving spouses of veterans. The veteran must have served a minimum of ninety (90) days with at least one (1) day of active service.   Eligible persons must have a doctor’s statement supporting the need for skilled or intermediate nursing home care.  EMVH does not have a Montana residency requirement for admission and EMVH currently has residents from Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, New Mexico and Arizona. The facility has a VA outpatient clinic and an onsite. The clinic includes a VA physician, a VA psychiatrist and two (2) nurses. The clinic is open five (5) days a week.

Cost?

The cost is currently $161.00 per day (not including medications). Over half (1/2) of the veterans receive free medications from the Veterans Administration.  If you are a veteran, the V.A. currently pays $94.59 of the per diem a day.  The current cost to the veteran is $66.41 a day.

The residents at EMVH pay on the basis of their ability.  The Veterans Administration pays part of the cost for each veteran, but not for their spouse.  Daily charges are less than what most nursing home facilities charge.  For assistance in determining specific costs for you or your family member please contact us.

How Many Beds in the Facility?

EMVH is an eighty (80)-bed facility, which includes a sixteen (16) bed Special Care Unit. There are two (2) residents per room. There are two (2) private rooms in the facility, which are used for emergency medical needs.

Applying?

If you write, call or email the facility at:

Eastern Montana Veterans Home
    2000 Montana Ave.
    Glendive, MT 59330  

Telephone (406) 345-8855
Toll-Free 1-866-887-3684
Email EMVH@midrivers.com

An application packet can be requested by emailing your request to EMVH@midrivers.com or all the application forms can be found HERE.  All of the papers in the application must be filled out before your application for admission can be considered.  A physician must sign all of the medical forms, with current medical history included or faxed from a current physician to the facility. If you need help with the application, or have a question, please do not hesitate to contact the Eastern Montana Veterans Home at the above address, email address or call us.