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posted on May 05, 2017 15:34

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will hold public hearings this month for four dockets. The list of meetings, locations and links are provided in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin for May 3. More information can be found at:

Docket 16-0204-1701 – EMS Account III Grants: This chapter of rule has not been updated for several years and the department is soliciting input on the EMS Grant rules to update and bring them current with new technology. 

Docket 16-0309-1701 - Medicaid Basic Plan Benefits:  The department is holding negotiated rulemaking in this chapter regarding School-Based Services. Input is being solicited regarding the timing of recommendations and referrals by a physician or other practitioner of the healing arts for services for which school districts or charter schools are seeking Medicaid reimbursement.

Docket 16-0310-1701 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits: Stakeholders may provide input concerning the proposed changes to rate methodology for Behavioral Care Units.

Docket 16-0319-1701 – Certified Family HomesThe department is holding negotiated rulemaking meetings on this chapter to update and revise certification requirements for Certified Family Homes operating in Idaho.

People can provide oral or written recommendations at meetings. Those who cannot attend a meeting can submit written recommendations and comments through the addresses provided for each docket.