Information for organizations and others who provide services to Idaho residents.
Providers of services in Idaho can find what they need here to:
- Apply to become an approved state provider
- Obtain training and education content
- Access forms and critical documents
- Order supplies and materials
- Learn about program and policy details
To get started, find your service area below.
Find information about behavioral health providers, including those who offer mental health services and substance use disorder services.
Childhood development and care
Idaho law sets the framework for daycare licensing, but city and county governments can establish and enforce their own licensing requirements. In this section, find information about getting or maintaining your license, as well as resources from IdahoSTARS, the leading expert for quality child care in Idaho.
Find the Infant Toddler Program eMANUAL here, with information about the procedures and practice guidelines for the Idaho Infant Toddler Program. Providers can also make a referral here.
The Idaho early learning guidelines are designed to guide children’s development and learning.
Idaho Sound Beginnings is Idaho's newborn hearing screening program. You will find guidance for screening newborns and patient education materials here.
Child support information for employers and partners
Employers can create an account to respond to and manage Idaho Income Withholding orders and National Medical Support notices online.
Partners such as housing authorities and tribal housing authorities can obtain payment history information online for clients who receive housing subsidies.
Certification information and resources for developmental disabilities agencies and residential habilitation agencies that provide center and/or home and community-based services to adults and/or children with intellectual disabilities.
Information and resources for providers of home- and community-based services for adults with developmental disabilities.
Information and resources for providers of home- and community-based services for children with developmental disabilities.
Find rules, training, and resources for schools that are becoming Medicaid providers.
Information and resources for providers for Extended Employment Services for adults with disabilities.
Healthcare professionals - community health
Find information here about enrolling in the Vaccines for Children program, requesting an IRIS account, and training opportunities.
The seven public health districts provide essential public health services throughout Idaho.
Find information on improving access to healthcare in rural and underserved Idaho.
Find resources and training for the Safer Syringe and related programs.
Healthcare professionals - diseases and conditions
Enable healthcare providers to receive training and obtain resources regarding CYSHCN to strengthen the overall health care system and to promote CYSHCN to obtain their highest potential.
Find information and resources for providers on diabetes, heart disease, and stroke prevention.
In this section, healthcare providers can access their secure accounts and find resources for family planning services.
Find information about HIV, STD, and Hepatitis prevention and care, as well as Ryan White services.
Providers are required to report certain diseases to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare.
Newborn and Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD) screening information is available in this section.
Prescribing guidance, clinic resources, and MAT-waiver training.
Healthcare professionals - emergency
Find information here related to EMS (emergency medical services) licensure and the EMS State Communications Center.
Find information on opportunities for first responders to address overdose in Idaho.
The Idaho HAN system is an automated system designed to rapidly deliver time-critical, health-related information to designated health partners.
The Time Sensitive Emergency system was created through a collaborative approach with stakeholders from hospitals, EMS agencies, public health districts, and Health & Welfare to address the top three preventable causes of death: trauma, stroke, and heart attacks.
Healthcare professionals - general
Find information about becoming a CNA, as well as search the CNA registry in Idaho.
Find services and resources on infection prevention and control, healthcare associated infections, multi drug resistant organisms and antimicrobial stewardship. Learn more about Project Firstline, which aims to provide engaging, innovative, and effective infection control training for frontline healthcare workers.
Healthcare professionals - records
In this section, healthcare providers will find information about Medicaid’s eHR incentive payment program and Public Health Meaningful Use Reporting.
Find helpful forms and instructions to complete vital records.
Idaho laboratories and testing
Training and resources for inspections is available here for providers who perform testing and laboratory services.
Licensing and certification
Information on licensing and licensed residential treatment facilities in Idaho is available in this section.
In this section, you will find standards and requirements, including fire safety and construction, for healthcare facilities in Idaho.
Licensing information and resources for ICF/IID facilities to meet the needs of those with developmental disabilities who need 24-hour services.
Find licensing information for ambulatory surgery centers, dialysis centers, home health agencies, hospices, hospitals, outpatient physical therapy/speech pathology centers, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, and rural health clinics.
Information for profit/non-profit facilities that provide supervision, personal assistance, meals, and lodging to three (3) or more adults not related to the owner.
Licensing information and a list of licensed skilled nursing facilities in Idaho is available in this section.
Find out how to get paid to care for an adult Medicaid participant who lives with you and access key resources relating to certification as a Certified Family Home (CFH) provider.
Certification information and resources for DDA and ResHab agencies that provide center and/or home and community-based services to adults and/or children with intellectual disabilities.
Children’s developmental disabilities services can be provided by developmental disability agencies, independent providers, or by individuals employed or contracted through the Family Directed Pathway.
Community crisis supports are for participants in the department's developmental disabilities services who are in an unanticipated and at-risk situation.
Developmental disabilities agencies are certified to provide both intervention and support services to children. Intervention can occur in the home, community, and center-based setting.
Resources and information for providers serving people with disabilities in the home or community through Medicaid waivers or specialized benefits.
Find information for serving Medicaid participants under a managed care contract. Our managed care programs include: Idaho Behavioral Health Plan (Optum Idaho), Idaho Smiles dental plan (MCNA), and the Medicare-Medicaid Coordinated Plan and Idaho Medicaid Plus plans for Medicare and Medicaid (Blue Cross of Idaho and Molina Healthcare of Idaho).
Find enrollment forms, agreements, and resources about the Medicaid program such as information releases and fee schedules. Resources are also available for pharmacy, Electronic Visit Verification, and medicaid nursing facilities.
Find rules, training, and resources about schools becoming Medicaid providers.
Find training and resources available for healthcare providers certified to determine whether a patient is likely to meet MAGI (modified adjusted gross income) Medicaid eligibility criteria.
Find correspondence, manuals, prior authorization forms, and other important resources for the Idaho Medicaid Pharmacy Program.
Healthcare providers are encouraged to self-report claim errors or overpayments to help protect taxpayer dollars and eliminate fraud, waste, and abuse in the Idaho Medicaid Program.
Find links to a brochure providers can give parents as well as cards for providers with information about how to connect families with services in the Katie Beckett Program.
Public assistance programs
Find information about how to become a partner with the Employment and Training program, as well as resources and tools to help partners be successful.
Find resources for vendors, staff, and coordinators.
The department works with counties to provide healthcare assistance to Idahoans. The application process requires individuals to apply for Medicaid services before receiving a decision for County Indigent Services. In this section, you will find training and resources for county officials.
Find information about selling tobacco products or electronic smoking devices in Idaho.
Find information regarding online application, fingerprint locations, denials, or employer responsibilities.