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State Senate Fails Idahoans Struggling With High Health Care Costs
Date:3/9/2010

ey received another roadblock to relief.   The legislation not only could spell disaster for Idaho's current health care system, it could also cost the state federal matching money that allows Idaho to provide needed health care for the state's children and families.

"This legislation will do more harm than good for Idaho, is full of unintended consequences and brings home the divisiveness and fighting that have kept Idahoans from the health care solutions they need," said Jim Wordelman, State Director for AARP in Idaho.  "This legislation does nothing to address the health care crisis facing hundreds of thousands of Idahoans and everything to make that crisis worse."

Idahoans are currently seeing their health insurance premium increases soar into double digits – these premiums are expected to double in the next few years.  In Idaho, over 220,000 people are uninsured, that number is expected to soar as more of the state's unemployed lose health care benefits.  213,000 older Idahoans are stuck in the Medicare Part D "doughnut hole" where they are paying 100% of the cost of the prescription drugs, forcing many to skip taking their needed medications.  

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