5 Things Utah: Budget review, Public comments on waiver, Bill Stilling
DJ Wilson | Nov 21, 2019 | Utah
This week the University of Utah Health revealed a number of new changes related both to faculty administration, and new programs that will ultimately become part of the university’s overall transformation. Earlier this week the Huntsman family granted the largest monetary gift in the University’s history. The historic $150 million
The number of uninsured children increased by more than 400,000 between 2016 and 2018, reversing a long-standing positive trend according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center for Children and Families. Nationwide, more than 4 million children were uninsured in 2018. “Recent policy changes and the failure
The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) today issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking applicants to operate medical cannabis pharmacies in the state. The UDOH will evaluate proposals based on criteria established in the RFP and the Medical Cannabis Act. The UDOH will issue licenses to 14 medical cannabis pharmacies.
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Rep. Jim Dunnigan is the Chair of the Health Reform Task Force, a legislative interim committee that works to address issues in health care and determine legislative priorities. Rep. Dunnigan will also be a featured speaker at our Colorado State of Reform Conference, where he will discuss Utah’s ongoing Medicaid
This week, the University of Utah Health announced a series of new professorships, and received funding for additional health care research. The U will gain six new professorships funded by the Huntsman Family, an organization founded after the late Jon Huntsman Sr. Huntsman was considered one of the most generous