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Q&A: Utah Attorney General candidate Greg Skordas

Michael Goldberg | May 20, 2020 | Utah

Humana Foundation Commits $50M to coronavirus relief and recovery efforts

| May 6, 2020 | Utah

The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), [last week] announced it will deploy $50 million in immediate short-term and long-term relief and partner with national and community service organizations to help those disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 health crisis. The commitment, the largest in the Foundation’s 38-year history,...[ Read More ]

Cambia Health Solutions pledges to support mental health needs in rural communities

| Apr 29, 2020 | Oregon, Utah

Cambia Health Solutions is pledging to donate the entire share of the risk corridor payment the company’s regional health plans will receive from the federal government, after taxes and other federal obligations, to address social isolation and related mental health issues brought on by COVID-19 in rural communities. Earlier this...[ Read More ]

5 Things Utah: Series: "The Special Session"

| Apr 24, 2020 | Utah

It's ok to feel sad right now. It's ok to feel less productive than you would normally expect. We have to give ourselves all a little grace right now, and guard against the negative self-talk that can take us down. It's not that we're working from home right now. We're...[ Read More ]

Medicaid expansion in the age of COVID-19

Michael Goldberg | Apr 23, 2020 | Utah

Not long after rolling out a long-awaited full expansion of Medicaid on January 1st, 2020, a pandemic swept the globe. It was only a matter of time before the virus would creep into Utah.  As COVID-19 spread along with its concomitant social and economic consequences, Utah found itself administering the...[ Read More ]

Utah rolls out contact tracing beta app

Michael Goldberg | Apr 22, 2020 | Utah

Today, Governor Herbet and Utah officials unveiled Healthy Together, a symptom checking mobile application that helps augment current COVID-19 contact tracing efforts. The app is designed to coordinate efforts between Utahns and public health officials to slow the spread of COVID-19.      According to officials, the Healthy Together mobile...[ Read More ]

Utah Special Session: Health legislative roundup

Michael Goldberg | Apr 20, 2020 | Utah

To address the COVID-19 pandemic, Utah commenced last week with a first-ever all-virtual special session of the 63rd Legislature. The session could last up to 10 days as legislators grapple with an array of budgetary, election and economic issues posed by the pandemic. Below are the pieces of health legislation...[ Read More ]

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