Idaho Medicaid leaves no stone unturned to fill $247M budget gap

September 2010
State Health Watch;Sep2010, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p1
The article provides information on how the federal government of Idaho solved the gap on its Medicaid budget. A Web site was created by the state to ask for ideas on how to solve the budget deficit of 247 million dollars for the fiscal year of 2011. In 2009, the government started health provider pricing reductions that resulted in a reduction of an estimated 20 million dollars in general funds.


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