The contracting stage of the Idaho Behavioral Health Plan (IBHP) has concluded, and the contract has been awarded to Magellan Healthcare, Inc. The initial four-year term of the contract is worth $1.2 billion.
Idaho Behavioral Health Plan contract awarded to Magellan Healthcare, Inc.
Idaho WIC makes annual adjustment to income guidelines
Idaho’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) will implement new income guidelines effective July 1, 2023, that raise household income eligibility limits to help offset cost of living increases. This review and adjustment happen annually.
Gilmore townsite health-risk information released, public meetings scheduled
LEMHI COUNTY— The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and partner agencies will provide newly available information about the presence of lead contamination at the Gilmore townsite in Lemhi County during two public open house meetings in Leadore and Idaho Falls the week of…
Medicaid members offered free credit and theft protection monitoring after possible data breach
The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and Gainwell Technologies are announcing that on April 18, 2023, an unauthorized person gained access to a payment account belonging to a Medicaid healthcare provider.
Rural healthcare grants awarded to 16 seek to attract and retain providers
The Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) issued grants this month to 16 rural healthcare providers to help repay their student loan debts and retain them in communities where they’re crucial threads in the rural healthcare safety net.
Papa Murphy’s cookie dough likely linked to Salmonella infections
Division of Public Health officials with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) and several Idaho public health districts have identified four people in Idaho with Salmonella infections (salmonellosis).
Board of Health and Welfare to meet May 18
The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, May 18, via Webex and in Boise.
Terry Reilly Health Services launches Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic system
Terry Reilly Health Services is hosting a ribbon-cutting and open house for Caldwell Behavioral Health, 524 Cleveland Blvd., Suite 180, Caldwell, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 26.
Idaho expands mental healthcare for children and youth with complex needs
Idaho’s children and youth with complex mental health needs will be better served thanks to $15 million in grants awarded in December 2022.
Board of Health and Welfare to meet Feb. 16
The Idaho Board of Health and Welfare will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 8 a.m. MT Thursday, Feb. 16, via Webex and in Boise.