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Audit: Planned Parenthood overbilled Medicaid

Planned Parenthood of the Inland Northwest required unnecessary office visits by its poorest patients, a practice that led to excessive payments from the taxpayer-financed Medicaid program, according to a recent …


State drops bid to cut drugstore Medicaid payments

Washington state has dropped an attempt to cut Medicaid prescription reimbursement rates to drugstores to the lowest levels nationwide, ending a legal struggle.


Lawsuit prompts delay in Medicaid rate cuts

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Washington state’s plan to reduce how much it pays for brand-name drugs prescribed to Medicaid patients. The state hopes to achieve $109 million in …


Judge blocks planned prescription cuts

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Washington state’s plan to reduce how much it pays for brand-name drugs prescribed to Medicaid patients. The move comes as the state’s largest medication …


Stimulus will boost weatherization

BOISE – Hundreds of poor North Idaho families could see their homes weatherized and made more energy-efficient thanks to the federal economic stimulus bill, Idaho lawmakers learned Thursday. “We can …


New needy seeking state’s help

BOISE – People who’ve never been out of work before are increasingly flocking to Idaho’s Health and Welfare Department to apply for help including food stamps to Medicaid, state officials …


Delayed vision

Thousands of children enrolled in Washington’s Medicaid program have waited months for new eyeglasses. The backlog can be traced to new security protocols and computer software at the Airway Heights …