Healthcare

Public Offers Input on New Plan to Address Medicaid Gap
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho's top health officials are collecting input from residents across the state on their latest plan to provide health care to poor residents who do not have medical coverage. The proposal calls for Idaho to apply for two federal waivers that would change how the sta…
The Boise Beatnik Bash (Opinion)
Ever notice left-of-center Americans wear a uniform?  Hippies said in the late 1960s they wanted to “do their own thing” and then immediately all wore their hair alike and dressed in the same scroungy clothes.
Lawmakers Reviewing Possible Medicaid Expansion Options
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The small group of Idaho lawmakers currently examining how to provide medical care to the estimated 78,000 Idahoans without health coverage remains split on the best solution, with many echoing the long-standing opposition to a proposal that involves accepting federal fundi…
Lawmakers to Meet on Health Care
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho lawmakers will meet to discuss last week's Supreme Court ruling upholding President Barack Obama's 2010 health care overhaul. The July 30 meeting of a Senate-House health care task force was added to the Legislature's calendar this week after the 5-4 de…