Tag: Gene Davis

One Medicaid expansion bill gains favor of leadership, but people still want more

Source: Deseret News Utah’s House speaker has once again put his foot down when it comes to Medicaid expansion, but Utahns are still asking for broader access than what one popular bill would provide. House Majority Leader Jim Dunnigan, R-Kearns, has proposed HB437 to expand coverage to the poorest in Utah, specifically childless adults who are chronically

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ABU Update: Full Medicaid Expansion Initiative Advances along with Power-Grabs

Source: KCPW A bill by Democratic Senator Gene Davis would return to the governor the power to accept full Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act. It (somewhat surprisingly) advanced out of committee. Meanwhile, an initiative to upset the balance of two administrative committees passed the House. Alliance for a Better Utah Strategic Advisor Matt

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Diverse group urges lawmakers to expand Medicaid

Source: KSL It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah Thursday. What is typically an unending list of patients pleading with lawmakers to give them access to health insurance, Thursday’s meeting was filled with organizational executives, local religious leaders, doctors and other providers, professors and experts, economists

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Cheerleaders for Medicaid expansion ask Utah lawmakers to consider implications

Source: Deseret News It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah Thursday. What is typically an unending list of patients pleading with lawmakers to give them access to health insurance, Thursday’s meeting was filled with organizational executives, local religious leaders, doctors and other providers, professors and experts,

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