Idaho

  • Exchanges: Idaho will run a state-based exchange.
  • Medicaid Expansion: Idaho opposes Medicaid expansion and will not be moving forward with it at this time.
  • Medicare Advantage Enrollment: Idaho currently has 77,139 seniors and people with disabilities enrolled in Medicare Advantage, or about 30% of all Medicare beneficiaries.

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NEWS OF NOTE
» Idaho Statesman – Idaho lawmakers are considering their next steps now that President Obama’s federal health reform has been kept alive
» Associated Press – Idaho Takes a Closer Look at National Health Care Reform
» Idaho Statesman – Otter:  Let’s Study Idaho’s Health Exchange, Medicaid Expansion Options
» Idaho Press-Tribune – Idaho Isn’t Alone in Insurance Exchange Quandary
» Governor reacts to Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare (press release)
» Idaho Statesman – Idaho Health Insurance Rate Hike Deemed Excessive by Feds
» Idaho Statesman – Idaho Readies for Health Exchange

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Idaho Statesman: “[Some] Idahoans Could Pay Much More for Health Insurance Next Year”

An article in the Idaho Statesman finds that some “…Idahoans could pay much more for health insurance next year, in part because of new federal rules that affect how much insurers can charge people based on age for coverage they buy on their own for themselves and their families.” Continue reading

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