Expansion Update, Yet Again ---
At this date, June 10th,
Governor Herbert is still negotiating with the federal government to get a
waiver to allow Utah to dispense the taxes paid by Utahns and set aside for
Medicaid expansion through the Governor’s Health Utah Plan. This plan of the Governor is to help low wage
Utahan adults to buy into the private insurance market. Download for the rest of the article:
How to Find
a Bill on Utah’s legislative page:
To review a bill – go online to le.utah.gov ,
Either click on
Bills in the left menu bar then click on 2014 Bills at the bottom of the drop
down menu. On the next page use the links to find the bill number you are
Or use the
search function at the top center. Be sure you have selected 2014 as the year
of the legislative session of interest. Also be sure you have the correct
initials before the number of the bill….HB or SB for most.
What Might Medicaid Expansion Mean for Utah?
Written by Kathleen Kaufman, President, UNA
As nurses, you have the lived experience of what Medicaid expansion will mean for patients. With this appreciation, I hope you will read on. Let’s look at some background and actual figures.
What is Medicaid?
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