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FRIDAY, SEPT. 15, 2017

MONDAY, SEPT. 11, 2017

Dick Armstrong, the recently retired director of Idaho’s Department of Health and Welfare, is championing a new approach to closing Idaho’s health coverage gap. (State of Idaho)

Idaho eyeing new approach on health coverage gap 13 

Idaho health officials are taking another crack at addressing the state’s Medicaid gap. But unlike prior efforts to simply expand Medicaid or design special programs for low-income Idahoans, the new plan would help the middle class by getting health insurance rate hikes under control, its proponents say. In its fiscal 2018 budget request...

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MONDAY, JULY 31, 2017


FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017

MONDAY, JAN. 30, 2017

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18, 2017

Idaho exchange's subsidies at risk under health care repeal

Idaho's health insurance exchange would lose $220 million in tax subsidies if President Barack Obama's health care overhaul is repealed, Your Health Idaho Director Pat Kelly said Wednesday. "Depending on what the repeal would look like, that would be the cost to Idaho," said Kelly, during a presentation to the Idaho House Health & Welfare...

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TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016

MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016

TUESDAY, FEB. 16, 2016

Idaho exchange hits 2nd in nation for per-capita enrollments 

Idaho’s state health insurance exchange, Your Health Idaho, announced today that 102,353 people signed up for health insurance through the exchange in the just-completed open enrollment period, placing Idaho second in the nation for per-capita enrollments. Only Florida was higher. “This is our strongest enrollment...

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SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015

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