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Medicaid Expansion

Medicaid Expansion Timeline

November 6, 2018
Voters pass Proposition 2 to expand Medicaid.

November 20, 2018
Medicaid expansion becomes law.

January to March 2019
Idaho's Legislature determines details of Idaho's Medicaid expansion.

April to October 2019
Department of Health & Welfare is building the systems to operate Medicaid expansion.

April and ongoing
Department of Health & Welfare begins federal waiver creation and negotiations for Idaho Medicaid expansion. 

September to October 2019
Partners and healthcare providers receive training to be ready for enrollment and coverage.

November 1, 2019
Medicaid enrollment begins and applications are accepted for Medicaid expansion.

January 1, 2020
Medicaid expansion coverage begins.