Idaho University Won’t Accept Medicaid as Health Insurance

An Idaho university has stopped accepting Medicaid as health insurance coverage, forcing full-time students to buy a university-backed plan.

Health plans at Brigham Young University-Idaho can be purchased for at least $81 a month for single students and up to $678 a month for a family, officials said.

A student form used to opt out of the school health plan was updated this month reflecting the change in policy, students said.

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