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Idaho insurers to patients: Next year, stay in network or pay six figures

Most of the plans that go up for sale Nov. 1 on the Your Health Idaho insurance exchange will have much higher “out of network” costs than Idaho consumers have seen before — up to $200,000, or $400,000 for a family. But insurers say the extreme changes are less damaging than the alternative: dropping out of Idaho’s exchange altogether, as is happening in other states.

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Nampa woman seeks to protect name of dad killed by speeding deputy

Jackie Raymond’s father, Barry Johnson, was killed when Payette County Sheriff’s Deputy Scott Sloan crashed into his car. A vehicular manslaughter charge against Sloan was dropped after the prosecutor said an Idaho State Police officer botched the investigation. Now Raymond is taking Payette County and ISP to court.

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Nampa nursing home under scrutiny for harming residents

Holly Lane Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center is under state scrutiny after complaints turned up a widespread pattern of serious problems that threatened the health and safety of its residents, failing to protect them from abuse and neglect. The nursing home is formerly known as Trinity Mission Health & Rehab of Holly.

Deaths, injuries raise red flags in Idaho agriculture

Two deaths drowning in a manure pond, others squashed between vehicles — there's been an uptick in agricultural accidents. Dave Kearns, OSHA area director, talks about the need for safety training before tragedies happen.