Navigating the Health Care Exchange

November 2nd, 2015|Categories: Billing, Kootenai Health, News/Events, Social Services|Tags: , |

With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, individuals that meet eligibility are required to carry health insurance. Each state has a marketplace in which individuals can enroll to see if they are eligible for a health insurance plan. Kootenai Health’s Social Services department can help anyone who wants assistance navigating the marketplace. Last year [...]

2014 Mary Epstein “Reach to Recovery” Award

January 21st, 2015|Categories: News/Events, Nursing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

After losing his wife to cancer nearly a decade ago, Jacob Epstein of Bonners Ferry, decided to carry on her spirit by acknowledging those who help fight in the battle against cancer. This year, Maggi McElfresh, social worker at Kootenai Clinic Cancer Services, won the award for her dedication and compassion toward patients and their families. [...]