Phone: (406) 449-7943
Fax: (406) 449-2916
After Hours: (406) 459-6111

Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions and answers:

Q: [Is a physcian referral necessary to get an appointment at The Clinic?]
A: [No. A physician referral is not necessary to be seen at this clinic; in fact, approximately 60% of our new patients are referred to us by our existing patients!]

Q: [What forms of payment are accepted at The Clinic?]
A: [We accept all major insurance companies and credit cards. We accept Medicare assignment and are a preferred provider for many insurance plans. The Clinic accepts all major credit cards including Discover, Visa, Mastercard and American Express. We also use ApplePay if you have this capability!]

Q: [What should I bring to my first visit?]
A: [Please bring a list of ALL of your medications, your patient questionaire and your insurance card(s).]

Q: [What Insurance companies are part of InterWest Health?]
A: [Dr. Paustian is a participating provider with InterWest Health which includes the following insurance companies:]

Allegiance Benefit Plan

Allied Benefit (Assurant Health)

Associated Employers (EBMS)

Blackfoot Telephone (EBMS)

Boulder Administration Services

City of Powell (EBMS)

Continental General Insurance


CTI Administrators


EBSO, Inc.

Ecom PPO Advisors

Employee Benefit Management Services (EBMS)

GlobalCare/Benefit Assistance Corporation

Group & Pension Administrators

Hill County (EBMS)

Intermountain Wood Products

John Alden Life Insurance Company (Assurant Health)

Joint Powers Trust (EBMS)

MADA Insurance Trust (EBMS)

Madison National Life Insurance Company (IHC Health Solutions)

Meritain Health

Mid West National Life Ins Co of TN (NovaNet)

Montana Credit Union League (EBMS)

Montana Dental Association (EBMS)

MT Retail Stores Employees Health and Welfare Trust

NAHGA Claims Administrators (NovaNet)

National Health Benefits Corporation (NHBC)

NGS CoreSource


OutsourceOne Benefits

Pacific Source Health Plans

PreferredOne Administrative Services

Professional Benefit Adminstrators, Inc. (PBA)

Regional Care

Reynolds Market (GlobalCare/Benefit Assistance Corporation)

Sheehan Majestic (EBMS)

Sheridan County of Montana (EBMS)


Tall Tree Adminstrators

Time Insurance Company (Assurant Health)

Trustmark Insurance Company


Union Security Insurance Company (Assurant Health)

World Insurance (American Republic Ins Co)