(Updated with links to handouts) DHW to begin budget presentations this morning in JFAC

Department of Health and Welfare will kick off Health and Human Services Week with its budget presentations at 8 a.m. Monday in the meeting chambers of the Joint Appropriations-Finance Committee (JFAC) in the Idaho Statehouse. DHW leadership will present the governor’s budget recommendations for the department, starting with a department overview from DHW Director Richard Armstrong. Continue reading “(Updated with links to handouts) DHW to begin budget presentations this morning in JFAC”

HHS week continues at JFAC with three more budget requests

Administrators for Medicaid, Mental Health Services and Healthcare Policy Initiatives presented the governor’s budget recommendations this morning before the Joint Finance and Appropriations Committee. Links to their slides are below:

DHW begins legislative budget presentations


The Idaho Department of Health and Welfare’s legislative budget presentations began this morning at 9 a.m.

Director Richard Armstrong kicked off four days of DHW appropriation recommendations with an overview of budget issues, focusing on Gov. Otter’s proposal for providing access to healthcare for people living in poverty, the Primary Care Access Program.

DHW Director Richard Armstrong presented an overview of the department this morning in front of the Join Finance and Appropriations Committee.

DHW presentations will conclude on Thursday.

Below is a schedule for the week. Each morning, links will be added for that day’s slide presentations.  Continue reading “DHW begins legislative budget presentations”