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Cactus Petes employees donate to Boise spine injury program

Saint Alphonsus Rehabilitation Services received more than $61,000 to help with treatment for spinal cord injuries from resort casino Cactus Petes in Jackpot, Nev.   The money was raised by employees of Cactus Petes, with 50 percent matching funds from ...

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State takes health subsidies, still fights federal reform (access required)

While Idaho is among the 20 states suing to overturn President Barack Obama’s health care reform law, it also made the list of organizations seeking part of a $5 billion federal reinsurance coverage plan. At least 20 Idaho companies and ...

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IBR unveils 2010 Health Care Heroes honorees

The Idaho Business Review has announced the recipients of the 2010 Idaho Health Care Heroes awards. Now in its fifth year, the Health Care Heroes program recognizes the invaluable contributions made by individuals and organizations in the health care field ...

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Idaho steps up efforts to increase childhood vaccinations (access required)

Idaho health officials are taking several important steps this year to raise the childhood vaccination rate, which is among the lowest in the country. A new Idaho Department of Health and Welfare rule due to be published Sept. 1 will ...

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Hospitals, physicians prepare for likely outcomes of health care reform (access required)

The leaders of insurers, hospitals and other businesses deeply invested in the outcome of health care reform are waiting to see what changes the complex bill will bring. Meanwhile, some sectors of the industry are already reshaping themselves to accommodate ...

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Medicaid payor head addresses payment delays

J. Mario Molina, the physician who is the head of Idaho’s Medicaid provider, apologized in person Aug. 23 for his company’s delay in making payments to thousands of Idaho health care providers. Molina, the president and CEO of Molina Healthcare ...

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PacificSource plans relocation of Boise office

PacificSource Health Plans plans to move its Boise office into a new space at 408 E. Parkcenter Blvd. in Boise. Marketing Communications Manager Colleen Thompson confirmed the office’s 61 employees will relocate into the 16,531-square-foot space sometime in October. Improvements ...

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St. Luke’s, Saint Alphonsus sign physicians en masse (access required)

Idaho’s largest health care provider, St. Luke’s Health System, has quietly been getting larger, as has its competitor, Saint Alphonsus. Each, during the past year, has recruited physicians to work directly for the hospital, often acquiring entire practices with physicians, ...

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