Idaho Medicaid

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Who pays for public health? Who sets pandemic rules? Idaho changed the law

BY: - July 26, 2021

Two bills passed through the Idaho Legislature in the 2021 session that changed how Idaho’s public health districts are funded, and how much authority they have. State and local governments are now taking up a big question: “What does the future of public health look like in Idaho?” said Seth Grigg, executive director of the […]

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Idaho children are sent out of state for care. Idaho Youth Ranch is bringing them home.

BY: - June 1, 2021

For years, Idaho families have been forced to send their children out of state – sometimes all the way across the country – to get them residential mental health care. The Idaho Youth Ranch plans to change that with a $28 million project in Canyon County. The nonprofit has been serving Idaho children and families […]