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November 23, 2017

1115(d) Demonstration Waiver

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (IDHW) is developing a Section 1115(d) Demonstration waiver application for submittal to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The purpose of the waiver is to provide Medicaid coverage to approximately 2,000 Idahoans living with complex, life-threatening medical conditions.  

The waiver application is located here. IDHW is asking all interested parties for feedback either by attending a public hearing (see the schedule under ‘Public Hearings’ to the right) or by submitting written comment as shown below.

Public Comment

Public Comment – You can submit comments through December 15, 2017.

There are multiple ways to submit comments.  You only need to submit your comment once. 

Mail iconYou can send your comments by mail to:
Division of Medicaid
Attn: Cindy Brock
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0009


Computer icon.You can email your comments to:


Form icon.You can fill out the electronic form below and hit submit. The fields marked with a red asterisk ( * ) are required fields, and must be complete in order to submit the form.

Public Hearings

Boise - December 7, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Pete T. Cenarrusa Office Building
7th Floor Conference Room 7A
450 W State St.
Boise, ID 83702

Pocatello - December 8, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

IDHW Region VI Office
Suite 230
1070 Hiline Rd.
Pocatello, ID 83201

Coeur d' Alene - December 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (PDT)

IDHW Region I Office
Large Conference Room
1120 Ironwood Dr.
Coeur d' Alene, ID 83814


Conference line for all dates and locations:

Call - 1(877) 820-7831
Guest Code - 701700