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Jill Is Back…Rod Haynes with Medicare/Medicaid Info. KLIXcast
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Rod Haynes with the Medicare/Medicaid Regional Office in Seattle has good information for you.
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Idaho’s Medicaid Payment System Better
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Officials scrutinizing Idaho's trouble-prone Medicaid claims processing system say it's now operating more efficiently than a year ago and that most outstanding payments have been recovered. Idaho adopted a new Medicaid claims processing system in June 2010, after…
Idaho Should Expand Medicaid says Panel
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter and the Legislature should broaden Idaho's Medicaid program to cover more than 100,000 additional low-income residents, but insist on tying the expansion to a benefit program that improves care, boosts personal accountability a…
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...
$195K for Consulting to Examine Medicaid Expansion
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare says the state is spending $195,000 for two out-of-state consulting firms to examine expanding Medicaid coverage in Idaho for more low-income people under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul...
Developmentally Disabled Service Group Sues State
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A company that provides services to Idaho's developmentally disabled population is suing the state for more than $12 million to offset underpayments alleged over the last five years. The lawsuit was filed in state court by Inclusion Inc...
Indigent Costs Expected to Rise
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho counties rely on local property taxes and money from the state's general fund to cover the catastrophic medical costs of poor residents who can't pay their medical bills. The Spokesman-Review reports those costs have ballooned over the past decade, jumping f…
No Delays For Idaho Medicaid Payments
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare won't suspend Medicaid payments to hospitals around the state, after all. A week ago, the agency announced it would suspend them for at least one week because an increase in claims was straining its funding...