FRED RIGGERS DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY

FEB. 2, 2022 | 9 A.M. – 1 P.M. Award Ceremony at NOON FIRST FLOOR CAPITOL ROTUNDA We invite you to stop by to learn more about issues concerning people with disabilities: The housing crisis The direct care workforce shortage Digital accessibility AND MORE! Click here to download a PDF version of this announcement.  

DRI comments lead to changes in Idaho’s Crisis Standards of Care Guidance

Click here to download the PDF version of this post. On September 15, 2021, Idaho activated Crisis Standards of Care (“CSC”) statewide in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and overwhelming surge on Idaho’s healthcare system. Crisis standards of care are guidelines that help healthcare providers and systems prioritize and triage delivery of care during extraordinary circumstances of an overwhelming disaster or public health emergency. The very fact that these guidelines were implemented represents an unprecedented and unwanted point in our state’s history. On behalf of all Idahoans with disabilities, DRI wrote to Governor Little on September 28, 2021 urging that … Continue reading DRI comments lead to changes in Idaho’s Crisis Standards of Care Guidance

El siguiente gran paso para la nueva herramienta de presupuesto está aquí: ¡Nuevas reglas de Medicaid!

(View this post in English.) La nueva herramienta de presupuesto estará disponible en junio de 2022. Antes de eso, Medicaid de Idaho todavía tiene trabajo que hacer para prepararlo. El próximo gran paso está por venir. Medicaid de Idaho hará nuevas reglas para que pueda usar la nueva herramienta. Para hacer esas reglas, Medicaid de Idaho tiene que recibir sus comentarios. Eso comienza el próximo mes, 2021 de noviembre. Medicaid llevará a cabo algo llamado “elaboración de reglas negociadas” para obtener sus comentarios. Usted puede leer el borrador de reglas que Medicaid de Idaho quiere hacer aquí. Puede compartir sus … Continue reading El siguiente gran paso para la nueva herramienta de presupuesto está aquí: ¡Nuevas reglas de Medicaid!

The next big step for the new budget tool is here: new Medicaid rules!

(View this message on the web in English.) (Ver esta publicación en español.) The new budget tool is coming in June 2022. Before then, Idaho Medicaid still has work to do to get it ready. The next big step is coming up. Idaho Medicaid will make new rules so it can use the new tool. To make those rules, Idaho Medicaid has to get your feedback. That starts next month, November 2021. Medicaid will hold something called “negotiated rulemaking” to get your comments. You can read the draft rules that Idaho Medicaid wants to make here.   You can share … Continue reading The next big step for the new budget tool is here: new Medicaid rules!