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Eye On Boise ACA archive

SUNDAY, OCT. 20, 2013

FRIDAY, OCT. 18, 2013

Health care reform opponent has 10 kids on Medicaid 

A tea party legislative candidate from Canyon County has become the target of national online derision, the Idaho Statesman’s Dan Popkey reports, after news surfaced that while he opposes Obamacare and will pay a penalty rather than participate, he has 10 kids on Medicaid, the...

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THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 1, 2013

The busy call center at Idaho's health insurance exchange on Tuesday morning (Betsy Russell)

Idaho insurance exchange up and running... 

Things are busy at Idaho’s health insurance exchange today as enrollment opens, but the system hasn’t crashed as several other state exchanges around the country have reported. Instead, there are slowdowns, but everything’s functioning, and the state’s in-person assistants and insurance agents and brokers have...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 30, 2013

In this Friday Sept. 20, 2013 photo, Amy Dowd, executive director of the Idaho Insurance Exchange, discusses the insurance packages and other details of the online marketplace in Boise, Idaho. Dowd has been working for months to get Idaho's state-run exchange ready for the Oct. 1 launch date. (AP / Todd Dvorak)

For Idaho uninsured, exchange starts Tuesday 

Idaho’s state health insurance exchange opens Tuesday, allowing about 200,000 uninsured Idahoans to begin enrolling in health insurance plans; the coverage starts Jan. 1. Amy Dowd, a health care consultant hired in April to run Idaho’s exchange, told the AP’s John Miller, "We don't have...

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