5 Things Utah: Per capita cap, Rep. Dailey-Provost, interim health priorities
DJ Wilson | Jun 11, 2019 | Utah
The Utah Department of Health released a status update on the 2017-2020 Utah Health Improvement Plan (UHIP) implementation process this week. The department found that UHIP, which launched in 2017, has “contributed to significant progress in priority areas.” The plan is aimed at three health-related priorities for the state: 1.
Last week, Utah’s Health and Human Services Interim Committee held its first meeting since the 2019 General Session adjourned on March 14. The interim committee laid out its areas of focus for the interim and spent time on three of its major priorities. The three priorities it discussed last week
During the 2019 General Legislative Session, the Utah Legislature passed a joint resolution approving a settlement agreement in the case of Christensen et al. v. Miner et al., a case related to care settings for Utahns with intellectual disabilities. State defendants in the case presented an update on the settlement,
Last month, we held our 2019 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference! It was a tremendous event, a full room, and lots of very smart folks engaging in conversation. If you missed the conference, don't fret! We feature some of those discussions for you here in this edition of
CMS recently approved an expansion of Utah Medicaid services called the “Bridge Plan.” This new plan now allows the state to cover parents and adults without dependents who earn up to 100% of the federal poverty level. Utahns began to enroll in this program on April 1, 2019. The new
Dr. Chandra Gowda is the Chief Medical Officer of Molina Healthcare of Utah. She joins us in this edition of "What They're Watching" to discuss controlling the cost of care. "So, one of the things that I'm really passionate about is...looking at the health care trends, and where is the