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Health Care Buzz: Glossary of Terms: Medicare’s Working Aged, Part 2

In part one of our two-part series on working past Medicare’s health care coverage age of 65, we outlined the rules for determining primary insurance/primary payer. Medicare is secondary in numerous situations, such as when the spouse is still working and covering a retired Medicare-age patient.

Idaho Power files new case to study net metering, asks to suspend program for some new applicants

TWIN FALLS — Commercial, industrial and irrigation power customers may want to hold off on installing their own on-site generation systems.

Blue Cross of Idaho hacked, some member information accessed

BOISE — One of Idaho’s largest insurance companies said Friday that someone hacked its website and obtained access to the personal information of about 5,600 customers, including their names, claim payment information and codes indicating medical procedures they may have undergone.

Total Recall: Twin Falls has highest rate of unfixed recalls in Idaho

TWIN FALLS — It may be a seemingly minor thing, perhaps a software update, a potentially faulty windshield wiper or a dangerous airbag inflator. For many Twin Falls drivers, if it’s out of sight it’s out of mind.

Idaho gas prices are low now, but don’t expect it to last long

TWIN FALLS — For the past six weeks, Idahoans have been getting a better price at the pump compared with many other drivers around the nation.

‘Change is very difficult’ — Magic Valley Rehabilitation Services helps prepare clients for center’s closure

TWIN FALLS — Community members who have disabilities and receive assistance through nonprofit Magic Valley Rehabilitation Services — which closes its doors next month — are being connected with other resources.

Snug as a bug in a … cricket condo? Magic Valley welcomes first cricket farm (for human consumption)

HAGERMAN — In a greenhouse south of Hagerman, millions of insects inhabit cardboard “cricket condos” and thrive in a geothermally heated room. They feast on powdery food and lay hundreds of eggs a day. But their final destination could be your kitchen pantry — in the form of a protein bar, protein shake or protein-packed brownie mix.