Idaho

To help better prevent and control costly conditions such as chronic diseases, and to break the cycle of poor health, states are experimenting with mechanisms to incentivize healthy behaviors and personal responsibility for wellness. This past October, as part of the 29th Annual State Health Policy Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, leaders from Connecticut, Idaho, and […]

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  • State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • State Health Policy Blog

    On November 1, health insurance marketplaces officially opened to millions of individuals for 2016 enrollment. Early reports indicate a smooth launch of the open enrollment season, partially due to several new tools to ease enrollment and renewal processes for marketplace consumers. Smarter Plan Comparison Tools Recent articles have featured the many new shopping tools available […]

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  • In Idaho:   There were a total of 230,725 beneficiaries enrolled in Idaho Medicaid as of July 2011, 100% of whom were enrolled in Healthy Connections, Idaho’s mandatory Primary Care Case Management Program. Physical Medicaid services are delivered through Healthy Connections. While inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services have been covered under Healthy Connections, on […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Idaho
  • Publications

    As part of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)’s Infrastructure for Maintaining Primary Care Transformation initiative, NASHP worked with four states (Idaho, Maryland, Montana, and West Virginia) that sought to adapt aspects of North Carolina’s nationally recognized model of primary care practice transformation. This report summarizes the value of primary care transformation for […]

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  • 2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Idaho  2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Idaho 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Idaho 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Idaho Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Idaho NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Idaho operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Idaho
  • NASHP’s Accountable Care Activity map is a work in progress; state activity pages will be launched in waves throughout Fall 2012.   At this time, we have no information on accountable care activity that meets the following criteria: (1) Medicaid or CHIP agency participation (not necessarily leadership); (2) explicitly intended to advance accountable or integrated […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Idaho
  • No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Idaho
  • After the Governor’s Health Care Implementation Committee identified Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) implementation as a priority, Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter created the Idaho Medical Home Collaborative (IMHC) in Executive Order 2010-10. The IMHC launched a two-year multi-payer medical home pilot on January 1, 2013, with 21 participating practices. For this pilot, Idaho Medicaid is collaborating […]

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    August 31, 2009 | Filed under: Idaho