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8 myths re: covering Idaho’s uninsured

With a legislative interim committee set to gather this summer to examine solutions for Idaho’s health insurance coverage gap – in which 78,000 mostly working Idahoans make too little to qualify for subsidized coverage through the state insurance exchange, but too much to qualify for the state’s very limited Medicaid program – the Idaho Statesman over the weekend did some myth-busting, examining “eight myths about covering the uninsured in Idaho”/Betsy Russell, Eye on Boise. More here.

Question: Do you think the average Republican legislator actually checks the facts behind the Medicaid gap?

D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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