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Better Utah responds to further inadequacies in Medicaid proposal

Salt Lake City – The Alliance for a Better Utah responded to news of cuts to the estimated coverage of Rep. Dunnigan’s Medicaid plan that was passed during the 2016 Legislative Session. Although originally estimated to cover 16,000 low-income individuals, the Utah Department of Health announced that Medicaid would be extended to only 10,000 individuals,

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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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#StillWaiting: Donut Hole Documentary

#StillWaiting for Utah Medicaid Expansion In 2010 the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (“Obamacare”) was signed into law with the hope of guaranteeing access to healthcare for all Americans regardless of income. The ACA extends health coverage through insurance subsidies and, if the State approves, an expansion of Medicaid, a federal-state program that helps low-income people

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