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Eye On Boise archive for Aug. 2016

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016



Legislative panel on foster care meeting today

The Idaho Legislature’s Foster Care Study Committee is meeting today in the state Capitol; you can listen live here. It follows some controversy about how foster care placements, moves and adoptions work in Idaho. Today’s agenda includes an update from the Department of Health &...

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TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016





MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016




Getting at the drivers of health care cost increases...

There was a really telling exchange this morning about Medicaid expansion between Sen. Steven Thayn, R-Emmett, who opposes expansion; Deborah Bachrach, a consultant to states and New York’s former Medicaid director; and Sen. Marv Hagedorn, R-Meridian, the co-chair of the Idaho Legislature’s interim committee on...

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Of charity care and Idaho's health coverage gap... 

A Seattle non-profit that connects patients with medical specialists willing to provide care for free was the final presenter to the Idaho Legislature’s interim committee on the state’s health coverage gap this morning telling the panel that Project Access Northwest has served 34,000 patients in...

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SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016



FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016





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