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Public comment period on Medicaid expansion

Posted at 4:07 AM, Aug 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 09:14:53-04

BOISE, Idaho — The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare is accepting comments on the so-called "work requirement" restriction on Medicaid expansion.

The 30-day public comment period also includes two open hearing in September. One will be Tuesday, September 3 at the State Capital from 1 to 3 p.m.. The other is Friday, September 6 at the Joe Williams Building, also from 1 to 3 p.m..

Idaho voters approved an expansion program last November, months before the legislature added the restrictions. This is the second round of restrictions subject to public comment.

If you can't make it to one of the meetings, you can email your response to 1115.coments@dhw.idaho.gov. More information can be found here.