Dec 15, 2018
State Auditor John Dougall and State Representative Karianne Lisonbee talk about medical tourism with State Representative Norm Thurston and PEHP Managing Director Chet Loftis. Thurston discusses his legislative action to reward consumers for being cost-conscious medical consumers. Loftis discusses PEHP’s new problem to pay patients for traveling to Mexico for certain high-cost prescription, also saving PEHP money.
Dougall and Lisonbee then talk with State Representative Carl Albrect. Albrect discusses the “Roadless Rule” and steps to improve forest health. Albrect also discussed the Rural Economic Development Incentives (REDI) Program.