Idaho’s largest hospital is teaming up with a Utah company to provide in-house insurance. St. Luke’s Health System and SelectHealth are forming what the companies call a strategic partnership. The hope is that by having the provider and insurer work together they can reduce costs and improve health outcomes.
Sam Sandmire and Luke Mayville of Reclaim Idaho and state representative Muffy Davis (D-Ketchum) discuss efforts to expand Medicaid with Idaho Matters on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.
Medicaid expansion in Idaho passed by a voter initiative in November. Advocates are calling for its implementation while opponents are holding it up in the courts and the statehouse. We'll get the latest on the effort to close the health insurance gap in the Gem State.