Tag: SB77

Medicaid expansion to be debated in Utah Senate, but can law pass?

Source: KUTV Full Medicaid expansion passed through a Senate committee Tuesday and is headed to the full floor of the Utah State Senate. The Democrat-backed Senate Bill 77 passed the judiciary committee 5-1. Before you start thinking Medicaid is a done deal after years of wrangling, think again. Several Republicans voting for the bill did

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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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