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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…
Self-insurance Proposal Could Save Idaho $13M
Health care experts say switching state workers to a self-insurance model could save roughly $13 million in its first year of implementation. The amount is smaller than the state's previous estimates that boasted savings as high as $60 million within the first three years. Idaho lawmakers have …
Insurance Premiums Could Go Up
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The state's welfare agency director says insurance premiums would likely rise if Idaho simultaneously refuses to expand Medicaid coverage and dumps a program that covers medical bills for indigent people. The Spokesman-Review (http://tinyurl...
Court Upholds Mandatory Insurance Provision
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The court on Thursday handed Obama a campaign-season victory in rejecting arguments that Congress went too far in requiring most Americans…

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