Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
117,289
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
858,814
Idahoans vaccinated for COVID-19
126,128
Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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News Updates

COVID-19 media briefing set for 2:30 p.m. Tuesday

The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) will hold a media briefing about COVID-19 in Idaho at 2:30 p.m. (MT) Tuesday, Nov. 30, via Webex.

Those who will attend the briefing from DHW include Director Dave Jeppesen, Dr. Christine Hahn...

Public Notices and Meetings

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Public Notice

The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Division of Medicaid provides public notice of its intent to submit a 1915(c) waiver amendment, a 1915(i) state plan amendment, and an alternative benefit plan amendment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services in connection with the implementation of a new resource allocation model for Idaho’s Adult Developmental Disabilities Program. Details about the proposed changes and the process for submitting comments can be found in document attached to this notice. 

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The Regional Early Childhood Committee is scheduled to meet Dec. 3 via Webex. 

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The Interagency Governance Team is scheduled to meet from 10 a.m. to noon (MT) on Wednesday, Dec. 8, online and in Conference Room 3A, at the PTC Building, 450 W State St., Boise.