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MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018

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MONDAY, MARCH 19, 2018




Idaho House panel revives health care proposal

An Idaho House panel has revived a previously spiked health care proposal designed to provide coverage to low-income Idahoans. The House Health and Welfare Committee on Monday agreed to send HB 464 — which is backed by Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter — once again to the House floor for consideration. The committee had already sent that same bill...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 15, 2018



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14, 2018

FRIDAY, MARCH 9, 2018

Otter on CMS letter: 'Not a rejection, an invitation'

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has issued this statement on the Trump Administration’s letter yesterday notifying Idaho that its proposed “state-based” health insurance plans violate federal law and threatening enforcement action: “Contrary to news media interpretations, the letter from CMS Administrator Verma was not a rejection...

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THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2018

TUESDAY, FEB. 27, 2018


Idaho officials pitch health care plan to federal officials

Idaho officials pitched the state's plan for health care to federal officials, making a case to allow insurers to sell plans that don't comply with the Affordable Care Act. The Idaho Statesman reports Republican Gov. Butch Otter and Idaho Department of Insurance Director Dean Cameron met with top federal health care officials last weekend...

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MONDAY, FEB. 26, 2018

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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7, 2018

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