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From DHW Director Dave Jeppesen: DHW has processed re-evaluations for 32,898 people on Medicaid Protection; a little less than half remain eligible
By: DHW Director Dave Jeppesen
A total of 153,837 Idaho residents are in Medicaid Protection, which means they couldn’t be removed from Medicaid during the pandemic unless they died, moved out of state, or asked to be removed based on federal law. Since Congress removed that protection, DHW has been working to determine which participants are still eligible. DHW started sending notices in February for the first group and in March for the second group, for a total of 54,418 people (35% of the total people in
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