BY PENELOPE HANSEN
As the mental health coordinator at the Boise Police Department, I see the devastating effects Idaho’s health care coverage gap has on our most vulnerable citizens. I work daily with Idahoans suffering from serious and persistent mental health illness, including veterans and people experiencing homelessness.
Sadly, most of these people do not have health insurance and can’t afford medical care. They are a part of the 78,000 Idahoans in the “coverage gap” who do not qualify for traditional Medicaid Read More