Healthcare Archive

Two Online Health Exchanges to Run in Utah After Federal Deal

(KCPW News) A new agreement between the state of Utah and federal regulators means that Utah will have two health insurance marketplaces

Bill to Block Medicaid Expansion Advances Out of House

(KCPW News) The Utah House of Representatives on Monday advanced legislation aimed at blocking federal Medicaid expansion in the state under the

Utah Democrats Issue Call to Governor for Medicaid Expansion

(KCPW News) Utah Democrats held a press conference this afternoon urging Governor Gary Herbert to sign on to the federal Medicaid expansion.

Health Care Advocates Concerned About Proposed Legislation

(KCPW News) Some proposed, but not-yet-numbered legislation has health care advocates in Utah worried that lawmakers aim to reject Medicaid expansion in

Doctors Promote Bill to Ban Smoking With Kids in Cars

(KCPW News) A group of doctors and school children were at Utah’s Capitol on Friday, trying to secure support from lawmakers for

Capitol Display Draws Attention to Senate Autism Bill

(KCPW News) Supporters of a bill to get insurers to cover children with Autism created a colorful display in the capitol rotunda

Utah’s Health System Reform Task Force Ends, Many Questions Remain

Since the spring, members of Utah’s Heath System Reform Task Force have been discussing how to best implement healthcare reform in Utah.

Public Offers Up Comments for State Medicaid Study

When the state legislature reconvenes in January they’ll be given a report outlining the cost/benefit analysis of expanding Utah’s Medicaid program. Yesterday,

Herbert Asks Obama to Approve State Health Exchange

Utah Governor Gary Herbert wants President Barack Obama to approve Utah’s health exchange program before a federal deadline later this week. Robert

Salt Lake Chamber Launces Website to Help Businesses With Rising Heath Care Costs

The Salt Lake Chamber is helping businesses with the rising cost of health care. Over the past year, the chamber has