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Idaho To Accept Health Care Funds

Posted on: August 1st, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

Idaho was set as one of many states opposing health care reform to protect their health insurance in Idaho.  The article “Idaho Accepting Health Care Law Money, After All” by John Miller on BusinessWeek.com talks about the funds that are being taken and the waivers that will be signed.  Basically, Idaho is prepared to accept […]

Prescription Drug Shortages Throughout Nation

Posted on: May 13th, 2011 by ymedina No Comments

The nation is currently experiencing one of the largest prescription drug shortages in history and health care providers throughout the country are feeling the pressure.  According to the article “Drug Shortage Reaches Idaho Falls” by Brett Crandall on LocalNews8.com, over 200 drugs are in short supply causing many patients a lot of stress. Pharmacist Clint […]

Cheaper Alternative to COBRA

Posted on: February 8th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

For many American families, COBRA coverage is still too expensive even with the current COBRA subsidy which is temporarily in place.  The COBRA subsidy program pays 65% of the monthly premiums for up to 15 months, but still can require a substantial monthly expense, as the average family of four still pays on average $389 […]

Top Ranked Idaho Health Plans

Posted on: January 15th, 2010 by JPAL No Comments

According to US News and World Reports’ annual rankings of Idaho health insurance plans, Group Health Cooperative is the top plan in the state for 2009-2010.  The report included the top 4 health plans in Idaho as seen below. Group Health Cooperative SelectHealth Group Health Options (Options) Group Health Options (Alliant) When compared against the […]