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posted on August 02, 2017 12:34

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare will hold public hearings this month for three dockets. The list of meetings, locations and links are provided in the Idaho Administrative Bulletin for Aug. 2. More information can be found at:

Docket 16-0310-1701 – Medicaid Enhanced Plan Benefits: This rule change would facilitate increasing the number of Behavioral Care Unit facilities in Idaho and improving access to behavioral health care.

Docket 16-0417-1701 – Rules Governing Residential Habilitation Agencies – Chapter Repeal: This chapter of rules is being repealed under this docket and completely rewritten under companion Docket No. 16-0417-1702.

Docket 16-0417-1702 – Rules Governing Residential Habilitation Agencies – Chapter Rewrite: This chapter of rules is being completely rewritten to meet current best practices for residential habilitation agencies operating in Idaho and to update and revise the certification requirements for these agencies.


Oral or written recommendations are accepted at meetings. Those who cannot attend a meeting can submit written recommendations and comments through the addresses provided for each docket.