Department of Health and Welfare - By the Numbers
94,004
Idahoans enrolled in Medicaid Expansion
366,707
Number of Idahoans receiving public assistance
149,793
Number of Idahoans receiving SNAP benefits
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COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee to meet Friday

The COVID-19 Vaccine Advisory Committee will meet from noon to 2 p.m. (MT) on Friday, Nov. 20, via WebEx. Agenda highlights include the committee’s finalized goals and principles, discussion about the phases and priority groups in the...

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Notice of intent to seek renewal of Idaho’s 1915(i) State Plan HCBS Benefit for Children with Developmental Disabilities and solicitation of public input. A public hearing to accept comments for this renewal application will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 at 3 p.m. (MT) via WebEx. Medicaid will accept comments on or before Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at 11:59 p.m.  The link for attending the WebEx public hearing and the methods for submitting comments are outlined in the public notice.

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The Idaho Council on Suicide Prevention will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 via WebEx. Details are on the agenda. 

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Several workgroups for the Idaho Behavioral Health Council have scheduled meetings Dec. 1-7. Meetings are virtual and in the Lincoln Conference Room, Idaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W. State St., Boise. More information for each meeting can be found on the Idaho Behavioral Health Council (IBHC) website.

  • Commitments Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m., MT, Tuesday, Dec. 1.
  • Housing Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m., MT, Tuesday, Dec. 1.
  • Criminal Justice Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2.
  • Prevention-Early Intervention Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2.
  • Children & Youth Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m., MT, Thursday, Dec. 3.
  • Programs & Services Workgroup is scheduled to meet at 2 p.m., MT, Monday, Dec. 7.
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The Idaho Behavioral Health Council will meet at 9 a.m. Dec. 4 virtually and in the Lincoln Conference Room, Idaho Supreme Court Building, 451 W. State St., Boise. Details at the link below. 

 

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The Interagency Governance Team meeting will take place on Friday, December 4th from 10am – 12pm MST via Webex only.