Idaho Health Exhange Alliance

NEWS COVERAGE

Idaho should control own health exchange
Letter to the editor – Dr. John Livingston
March 13, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Idaho House approves state-run insurance exchange
Melissa Davlin
March 13, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Bill to create a state-based health insurance exchanges passes the Idaho House

Emilie Ritter Saunders
March 13, 2013 – State Impact Radio

In exchange vote, freshman gang of 16 shrinks by 2
AP
March 13, 2013 – The Olympian

Health exchange moves to Idaho Senate – Thru, 14
March 13, 2013 – Find Law

Idaho house backs Otter’s exchange
Betsy Z. Russell
March 13, 2012 – Spokesman Review

Idaho House panel backs state insurance exchange
The AP
March 9, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Idaho house panel backs state insurance exchange
John Miller – AP
March 8 – Idaho Statesman

House panel backs insurance exchange
The AP
March 8, 2013 – Lewiston Tribune

House panel Oks state health insurance exchange
Christina Lords
March 8, 2013 – Idaho Falls Post Register

Idaho House Committee Approves Insurance Exchange Bill
Melissa Davilin
March 8, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Idaho Committee Moves State health Exchange Bill to the House
Benito Baeza
March 8, 2013 - Fox News Radio 1310 KLIX

Idaho insurance exchange proposal clears state House committee
AP
March 7, 2013 – The Oregonian

House health & welfare endorses HB 248, health exchange bill, 10-1
Betsy Russell
March 7, 2013 - Eye on Boise

What’s in New Idaho Health Exchange Bill?
Melissa Davlin
March 5, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Nampa lawmaker: Exchange not about Obamacare
Mike Butts
March 5, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Dueling polls on health exchanges
Staff Report
March 4, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

New Health Insurance Exchange Bill Restarts Debate in Idaho Legislature
Emilie Ritter Saunders
March 4, 2013 – State Impact

A state exchange is how we can weather the storm
Reader’s view by Gov. Butch Otter
March 3, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

Health Exchange: There is No third option
Editorial
February 24, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Insurance exchange sparks healthy debate
Tom Hasslinger
February 24, 2013 – Coeur d’Alene Press

Bill adding exchange oversight delayed
Melissa Davlin
February 23, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Senate faces Obamacare, Oks exchange
William Spence
February 22, 2013 – Lewiston Tribune

Senate backs state health exchange
Cristina Lords
February 22, 2013 – Idaho Falls Post Register

Senate backs Otter proposal
Betsy Russell
February 22, 2013 – Spokesman Review

Health Exchange Clears Senate
Melissa Davlin
February 22, 2103 – Twin Falls Times News

Why Idaho’s business community supports a state-based exchange
Opinion by Tom Mortell & Gabe Hamilton
February 21, 2013 – Idaho Business Review

State exchange best for self-employed
Reader’s view by Chris Thomas
February 21, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

Game plan shapes up for insurance exchange debate
Betsy Russell
February 20, 2013 – Spokesman Review

State insurance plan best for Idaho
Letter to the editor by Dr. Mary Barinaga
February 17, 2013 - Idaho Statesman

Support Otter’s call for state plan
Letter to the editor by Dr. Scott Dunn
February 17, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

Supporting an Idaho Health Exchange
Opinion by Levi Hansen
February 13, 2013 – Idaho State Journal

New health exchange bill up for introduction Wednesday in Idaho House
Staff Report
February 13, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

Some Idaho health-insurance agents are quitting the field because of health-care reform
Audrey Dutton
February 12, 2013 – Idaho Statesman
 
Health care to cost some young Idahoans more
Audrey Dutton
February 12, 2013 – Idaho Statesman

Looking at health care exchange issue
Guest opinion by State Sen. Jim Bair
February 11, 2013 – Idaho State Journal

On merit alone, state-run health insurance exchange could pass both houses
Editorial
February 10, 2013 – Idaho Statesman
 
Idaho needs its own health insurance exchange
Guest opinion by Brent Hill
February 10, 2013 – Rexburg Standard Journal
 
Idaho health care exchange foes must face reality
Editorial
February 9, 2013 – Spokesman Review
 
Idaho will run its exchange, sooner or later
Marty Trilhaase
February 9, 2013 – Lewiston Tribune
 
Health Insurance Exchanges: State v. Federal
Senator Brent Hill
February 8, 2013 – SenatorHill.com
 
Supporting an Idaho Health Exchange
Guest opinion by Levi Hansen
February 8, 2013 – Idaho State Journal Politics Page

Panel Oks Idaho health insurance exchange
Betsy Russell
February 8, 2013 – Spokesman Review
 
Senate panel votes 8-1 in favor of passing insurance exchange
William Spence
February 8, 2013 – Lewiston Tribune
 
Insurance Exchange Debate Continues
Melissa Davlin
February 8, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News
 
The Ideological tug-of-war continues over creating an Idaho Health Insurance Exchange
Emilee Ritter Saunders
February 7, 2013 – State Impact Idaho Radio
 
Follow governor’s lead and support a state-run option
Guest opinion by State Sen. Jim Rice
February 7, 2013 – Idaho Statesman
 
Official: Idaho health insurance exchange will save money
Mike Butts
February 6, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune
 
Lobbying Efforts heat up as Idaho’s health insurance exchange hearing is scheduled
Emilie Ritter Saunders
February 5, 2013 – State Impact Idaho Radio
 
Health insurance exchange hearing inside Statehouse draws hundreds
Eric Fink
February 5, 2013 – KIVI TV

Chamber endorses health exchange
Matt Eichner
February 5, 2013 – Rexburg Standard Journal
 
Support Otter’s call for state-based insurance exchange
Guest opinion by Sen. Jim Rice
February 1, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Support Otter’s call for state-based insurance exchange
Guest opinion by Sen. Jim Rice
February 1, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Idaho Sen. Rice counters Sen. Fulcher on health law: We’ll lose our noses, still have exchange
Dan Popkey
January 31, 2013 – Idaho Statesman Blogs

Senate agrees to debate state insurance exchange
Todd Dvorak, AP
Jan. 30, 2013 – Idaho Press Tribune

Committee Will Take Up Insurance Bill
Melissa Davlin
Jan. 30, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Idaho one step closer to health care exchange
Scott Evans
Jan. 29, 2013 – KTVB.com
 
Idaho senate agrees to debate state insurance exchange
Todd Dvorak, AP
Jan. 29, 2013 - KBOI2.com
 
5 Things to Look for in Idaho ’s Insurance Exchange
Melissa Davlin
Jan. 29, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Idaho Chambers Voice Support for State-Run Health Care Exchange
George Prentice
Jan. 21, 2013 – Boise Weekly

Time to decide wisely
Opinion by Jerry Brady
Jan. 20, 2013 – Idaho Falls Post Register

Health insurance exchange myth, fact
From the office of Gov. Otter
Jan. 18, 2013 – Coeur d’Alene Press

Idaho Faces Tight Deadlines on Insurance Exchange
Melissa Davlin
Jan 10, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News

Jobs, Tax Cut, Healthcare
Bill Roberts
Jan. 8, 2013 – Idaho Statesman
 
Health Exchange control up for debate
Brandon Macz
Jan. 8, 2013 – Moscow Pullman Daily News

Idaho State of the State
Jan. 7, 2013 - Idaho Public Television
 
2013 Idaho Legislature Has Big Issues to Address Over the Next Three Months
Melissa Davlin
Jan. 6, 2013 – Twin Falls Times News
 
The best deal for Idaho and its citizens
Guest opinion by Alex LaBeau
Jan. 3, 2013 – Idaho Business Review

Insurance Agents will Help
Letter to the editor by David Marsh
Dec. 29, 2012 – Idaho Statesman

Make regulations work for Idaho
Letter to the editor by Sue Boswell
Dec. 29, 2012 – Idaho Statesman

Gov. made the right call
Letter to the Editor by Ron Osborne
Dec. 29, 2012 – Idaho Statesman

Make New Regulation Work for Idahoans
Letter to the Editor by Scott Leavitt
Dec. 27, 2013 - Idaho Statesman

A State Exchange Will Foster Close Relationships
Reader’s View by Sally Jeffcoat
Dec. 23, 2013 - Idaho Statesman

GOP state leaders fumble by ceding control of health exchanges to federal officials, critics say
N.C. Aizenman
December 13, 2012 - The Washington Post

Gov. Otter’s decision on health care exchange is good for Idaho
Editorial
December 16, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Mr. Governor; It’s Time to Lead
Editorial
December 16, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Legislative focus: Obamacare
David Cole
December 14, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Press

Lawmakers will tell us details
Editorial
December 14, 2012 - Idaho State Journal

Obamacare protesters dragging feet for naught
Editorial
December 13, 2012 - Spokesman Review

Otter opts for state-based insurance exchange
John Miller
December 12, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Otter Oks state-based insurance exchange; battle shifts to the Legislature
Austin Hill
December 12, 2012 - IdahoReporter.com

Otter wants health insurance market state-run
Betsy Russell
December 12, 2012 - Spokesman Review

Otter Chooses State-based Health Exchange
Kimberlee Kruesi & Melissa Davlin
December 12, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Thoughts on an Idaho health insurance exchange
Opinion Piece by John Olson
December 12, 2012 - Emmett Messenger-Index

Idaho chooses state-based insurance exchange under “Obamacare”
Laura Zuckerman
December 11, 2012 - Reuters-Yahoo News Blog

Idaho Health Exchange Alliance Thanks Governor Otter
December 11, 2012

GOVERNOR OPTS FOR STATE-BASED EXCHANGE
December 11, 2012

Go local on health exchange
Editorial
December 9, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Press

Otter’s exchange choice at Idaho lawmakers’ mercy
John Miller
December 8, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

State should be in charge
Letter to the Editor by Tina Jeffrey
December 8, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Press

Yes to State Exchanges
Douglas Holtz-Eakin
December 6, 2012 - National Review Online

The case for Idaho health exchange
Kevin Settles
November 30, 2012 - Coeur d'Alene Press

Idaho needs to act now on health care
Kevin Settles
November 25, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Time to accept reality
Corey Taule
November 22, 2012 - Idaho Falls Post Register

Four more weeks? The choice is still clear
Editorial
November 20, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Otter may take another month on exchange decision
The Associated Press
November 19, 2012 - Idaho Business Review

Otter Delays Health Exchange Decision
Kimberlee Kruesi
November 17, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Otter may take another month on exchange decision
The Associated Press
November 16, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Idaho Gov. Butch Otter may take another month on insurance exchange decision
The Associated Press
November 16, 2012 - Oregon Live

States face Friday deadline on health insurance exchanges
McClatchy Wire Service
November 15, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Let locals decide fate of health coverage
Letter to the Editor by Ron Osborne
November 13, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Idaho has More Time for Health Care Plan
The Associated Press
November 10, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

No more legitimate reasons to fight health exchange
Editorial
November 9, 2012 - Idaho Press Tribune

With Obama’s re-election, Idaho faces two looming health care decisions
David Pate
November 9, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Health care law’s survival spurs questions
Noamn Levey
November 9, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Idaho plan for health insurance exchange due next week
Staff Report
November 7, 2012 - KTVB.com

Keep federal goons away
Letter to the Editor by John D. Blaisdell
November 7, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

A state exchange is best for Idaho consumers
Letter to the Editor by David Marsh
November 7, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Let’s control our destiny
Letter to the Editor by Cary Hattabaugh and Derek Stephenson
November 7, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

A critical deadline looms
Letter to the Editor by Sue Boswell
November 7, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

In Idaho, presidential result means more Obamacare, likely less federal spending
Rocky Barker
November 7, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Otter should heed advice of health group
Letter to the Editor by Alan Bullard
November 6, 2012 - Idaho Press Tribune

Gov. Otter to Weigh Conflicting Messages in Health Insurance Exchange Decision
Molly Messick
November 5, 2012 - State Impact NPR

Idaho’s last best chance to stand up for the uninsured
Editorial
November 3, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Fear of Rising Health Insurance Costs Drives Health Exchange Recommendation
Molly Messick
October 31, 2012 - State Impact NPR

Building an Idaho Health Insurance Exchange
Opinion Piece by Alex LaBeau
October 31, 2012 - Idaho Business Review

Buying Idaho
Opinion Piece by Doug Crabtree
October 28, 2012 - Idaho Falls Post Register

Idaho health insurance panel favors state-based exchange
Betsy Z. Russell
October 27, 2012 - The Spokesman Review

Work Group: Idaho should use a state-based exchange
Kimberlee Kruesi
October 27, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Panel To Idaho Gov: Adopt Nonprofit State Health Exchange
Staff Report
October 27, 2012 - Insurance News

Group: Idaho should start its own health-insurance exchange
Staff Report
October 27, 2012 - Idaho State Journal

‘Path of least evil’
Staff Report
October 27, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Press

Governor’s panel recommends implementing state-based exchange
Staff Report
October 27, 2012 - IdahoReporter.com

Panel to Otter: Adopt nonprofit state exchange
John Miller
October 26, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Governor’s group recommends state-based health exchange
Brad Iverson-Long
October 26, 2012 - Idaho Business Review

Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange Group Makes Recommendation; Decision Now Rests With Gov. Otter
Molly Messick
October 26, 2012 - State Impact NPR

Panel to Otter: Adopt nonprofit state exchange
The Associated Press
October 26, 2012 - Ventura County Star

Panel tells Otter to adopt a nonprofit, state-run insurance exchange for Idaho; deadline looms
John Miller
October 26, 2012 - The Republic

Panel to Otter: Adopt nonprofit state exchange
AP Staff Writer
October 26, 2012 - Washington Examiner

Panel to Otter: Adopt nonprofit state exchange
John Miller
October 26, 2012 - KTVU.com

Delivering better health insurance to Idahoans
Opinion Piece by Representative Marc Gibbs
October 25, 2012 - Idaho Enterprise

There is time for an Idaho health insurance exchange
Opinion Piece by Representative Marc Gibbs
October 25, 2012 - Caribou County Sun

Viewpoint: Free market best for insurance exchange
Opinion Piece by Stanley Dean
October 25, 2012 - McCall Star News

Building an Idaho Health Insurance Exchange
Opinion Piece by Cally Parrott
October 25, 2012 - The Voice of Mini Cassia

Idaho Businesses, Health Care Providers Urge Workgroup to Recommend Insurance Exchange
George Prentice
October 25, 2012 - Boise Weekly

Pressure on as insurance exchange working group holds final meeting today…
Betsy Z. Russell
October 26, 2012 - The Spokesman Review

Health Insurance Exchange: State or Fed Controlled?
Kimberlee Kruesi
October 26, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Time for Idaho to Build Its Own Insurance Exchange
Opinion Piece by Cally Parrot
October 24, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

A state model would work best for Idaho
Letter to the Editor by Scott Gipson
October 24, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Delivering better health insurance to Idahoans
Opinion Piece by Representative Marc Gibbs
October 21, 2012 - Idaho State Journal

Why Idaho Businesses Should Care Whether Idaho Establishes a State-Based Health Insurance Exchange
Thomas J. Mortell
October 18, 2012 - Hawley Troxell

Business alliance urges Idaho to build health insurance exchange
Staff Report
October 18, 2012 - Idaho Press Tribune

‘Idaho shouldn’t dally:’ Business group pushes for health exchange
Kevin Richert
October 16, 2012 - Idaho Statesman Blog

Idaho Business Coalition Urges Otter to Move Forward With Insurance Exchange
George Prentice
October 16, 2012 - Boise Weekly

Idahoans could benefit with insurance plan
Letter to the Editor by Scott Leavitt
October 16, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Ask Legislators to Vote for Idaho Health Exchange
Letter to the Editor by Brian Olmstead
October 14, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Otter urged not to default to federal health care exchange
Associated Press
October 11, 2012 - KREM.com

Business groups back nonprofit insurance exchange in Idaho
Staff Report
October 11, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

A private option for Idaho health insurance exchange?
Betsy Z. Russell
October 9, 2012 - The Spokesman-Review

Exchanges provide a winning formula
Letter to the Editor by Doug Hetherington
October 4, 2012 - Idaho Statesman

Idaho needs health insurance exchange
Opinion Piece by Scott Gipson
October 4, 2012 - Idaho Press Tribune

Online Marketplace Will be a Benefit of the Affordable Care Act
Letter to the Editor by Dave Hruza
October 1, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Time for businesses to prepare for health care changes
Brad Iverson-Long
October 1, 2012 - Idaho Business Review

Taking Control of Our Health Care Future
Opinion Piece by Park Price
September 22, 2012 - Idaho State Journal

Controlling What We Know
Opinion Piece by Park Price
September 21, 2012 - Post Register

Choosing Facts Over Ideology
Corey Taule
September 13, 2012 - Post Register

Informal Poll Shows Idahoans Want Medicaid Expansion, State-Run Insurance Exchange
Emilie Ritter Saunders
August 21, 2012 - State Impact NPR

Republican Governors Should Want Homemade Exchanges
Elena Marks
August 19, 2012 - Bloomberg

Fact Check: Will health insurance rates fall?
Glenn Kessler
August 11, 2012 - The Idaho Statesman

Health care, budget dominate Labrador town hall meeting
Alecia Warren & David Cole
August 8, 2012 - Coeur d’Alene Press

Know when to fold em’
Editorial
August 8, 2012 - Idaho Mountain Express

Many states could lose healthcare control to feds
Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar
August 7, 2012 - The Associated Press

Idaho, late to insurance exchange, needs help
Editorial
August 5, 2012 - The Spokesman-Review

Thrown into the shark tank
Editorial
August 3, 2012 - Idaho Mountain Express

Health Care Exchange Prompts Guarded Optimism from Business Owners
Kimberlee Kruesi
August 3, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Idaho's pols scratch away
Corey Taule
August 2, 2012 - Idaho Falls Post Register

Refusing Obamacare will cost Idaho dearly
Marty Trillhaase
August 2, 2012 - Lewiston Tribune

Panel Discusses Health Care Reform Impacts for Idaho
Kimberlee Kruesi
July 31, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Legislative task force hears options for health care, Medicaid programs
Eric Dixon
July 30, 2012 - IdahoReporter.com

Ignoring What We Don’t Like
Editorial
July 29, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Health Care Law a Maze of Opinion, Fluid Data for Idaho Leaders
Melissa Davlin
July 25, 2012 - Twin Falls Times News

Future of health care overhaul still unclear, especially for students at BYU-Idaho
Emmilie Buchanan
July 19, 2012 - Rexburg Standard Journal

Otter wise to enlist cadre of experts
Editorial
July 19, 2012 - Idaho State Journal

Governor Appoints Working Groups to Study Obamacare Questions
Jon Hanian
July 13, 2012 - News Release

Get busy on health insurance exchange, Idaho
Editorial
July 8, 2012 - Idaho Press-Tribune

Idaho’s health exchange dilemma: Insurers are worried about have to defer to a federal government plan
John Miller
July 2, 2012 - The Idaho Statesman

For legislators, 2 questions on health care
Molly Messick
2012 - State Impact Idaho

 

 

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