Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

All people have a history and a story which help form who they are, the attitudes with which they approach the world, and additionally are the factors in how people and society respond to them. These histories and stories are also largely dictated but the societies and cultures in which people are born, raised, age, work, and live. Further, more detailed considerations are, for example: marital and […]

What is Medicaid?

What is Medicaid?

In 2018, Idaho voters approved a ballot initiative to expand Medicaid starting in January 2020. The program has been enormously successful, and so far, nearly 70,000 Idaho residents have enrolled in expanded Medicaid with 4,350 enrolled in Bannock County. But what is Medicaid? What does it do? And how does it help the people of […]

Idaho Gives 2021

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Idaho Gives 2021 is yet again upon us and what a tremendous opportunity for community members to donate and support their favorite non-profits in Idaho! Health West, Inc is campaigning this year through Idaho Gives 2021 and all donated funds will go directly to helping children and adults receive the healthcare they need to live […]