Of course the Idaho Legislature faces some tough decisions. The projected revenue (whether accurate or not) is far short of the cost of running the ...continue reading "Medicaid- When Are Cuts NOT Savings?"
Few, if any, volunteers have the training or skills to provide Developmental Therapy. According to the Idaho Administrative Rules (IDAPA 16.04.11.10.14) “Developmental therapy is the ...continue reading "Families and Volunteers Cannot Replace Developmental Disability Agency Services or Psycho-social Rehabilitation"
On January 17th, The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare (DHW) presented their budget to the huge joint meeting of the Finance, Appropriations, and Senate ...continue reading "Medicaid Budget Threatens Developmental Disability and Mental Health Services"
How Optional Medicaid Services Save Idaho Taxpayers Money. Medicaid is a state and federal program created in 1965 which provides federal funding for medical care ...continue reading "How Optional Medicaid Services Save Idaho Taxpayers Money"
Public Policy Watch Children’s DD Services II-School Services The recently proposed Medicaid rules for Children’s Developmental Disability (DD) services will apparently have very serious consequences ...continue reading "Children’s DD Services II-School Services"
Welcome to the DisAbility Rights Idaho Blog! Public Policy Watch Parents of children with developmental disabilities (DD) in Idaho should be ...continue reading "Public Policy Watch"