Tag Archives: Idaho

  • #NASHPCONF18: Policymakers Share Their Approaches to Stabilize State Individual Insurance Markets

    During NASHP’s recent state health policy conference, state insurance experts explored the dramatic changes that recent federal action has foisted on their individual health insurance markets. In a second report from this conference session, they highlight strategies they’ve used to stabilize markets and identify lingering challenges to insurance markets’ affordability and choice. While many state […]

  • How Elimination of Cost-Sharing Reduction Payments Changed Consumer Enrollment in State-Based Marketplaces

    State health policymakers are eagerly waiting to see if Congress’ omnibus budget bill released this week will attempt to stabilize Affordable Care Act (ACA) insurance markets by reinstating ACA’s cost-sharing reduction (CSR) payments. An early proposal by US Sen. Lamar Alexander would fund the cost-sharing subsidies, which reduce a family’s out-of-pocket health care costs, retroactively […]

    March 20, 2018 | Filed under: Blog Posts, Front Page, State Health Policy Blog
  • Case Studies: Innovative State Programs That Promote Children’s Health

    Many states use innovative approaches in their Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and Medicaid programs to improve the quality of pediatric care and preventive services. With support from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) under the Alliance for Innovation on Maternal and Child Health, NASHP has developed several case studies that highlight successful initiatives […]

  • Searching for New Insurance Options, States Consider Medicaid Buy-In and Other Strategies

    Uncertainty about the future of health insurance options and concern about the ability of Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces to offer adequate competition and choice have spurred states to look for new coverage approaches. Among the innovative strategies states are proposing are allowing consumers to buy into state Medicaid programs and developing state-specific coverage options […]

    December 12, 2017 | Filed under: All, Front Page, Medicaid, State Health Policy Blog
  • 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 […]

    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Idaho
  • The national IMPaCT project supported North Carolina as one of four leading states in the field of practice transformation and primary care extension. Through IMPaCT, North Carolina partnered with four other states (Idaho, Maryland, Montana, West Virginia) to disseminate its primary care practice transformation strategies. Together these states formed the North Carolina IMPaCT Learning Community, […]

  • By Larry Hinkle October 2013   Many states are testing primary care extension as a strategy for supporting continuous quality improvement in practice. Primary care extension is based on the model of the Agricultural Extension Service. In health care this model applies scientific research and new knowledge to practices through provider education – often led […]

  • 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, […]

    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 […]

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

    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Idaho