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Lunch Keynote: What the new DHHS will look like

| Apr 19, 2022 | Utah

The incoming Director of Utah's new Department of Health and Human Services—the state's merger of its Department of Health and Department of Human Services—Tracy Gruber joined us for the Lunch Keynote at last month's 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference.     During her remarks, Gruber dove into...[ Read More ]

What They're Watching: Jennifer Strohecker, Utah Medicaid Director

| Apr 18, 2022 | Utah

Jennifer Strohecker, Medicaid Director with the Utah Department of Health, is focused on the end of the maintenance of effort (MOE) in Medicaid and preparing for the end of the public health emergency (PHE).      She is also working on building out the Utah Medicaid Integrated Care (UMIC) plans,...[ Read More ]

Behavioral health experts discuss the need for medical and behavioral reintegration and how to fill access gaps in Utah

| Apr 18, 2022 | Utah

Behavioral health experts in Utah highlighted the need to “carve in” behavioral health care accountable care organizations (ACOs) and fill gaps in the access to behavioral health care for rural and mild-to-moderate risk patients.  At our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference panel, “An honest conversation about behavioral...[ Read More ]

Payers, providers, and thought leaders discuss value-based care’s future in Utah

| Apr 12, 2022 | Utah

With the formation of the One Utah Health Collaborative, the transition to a value-based care (VBC) model in Utah is quickly becoming the most important issue in state health care.  At our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference, our panel entitled “The progress and future of value-based care...[ Read More ]

What You Missed: 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference

| Apr 12, 2022 | Utah

Last week, we hosted our 2022 Utah State of Reform Health Policy Conference, bringing together thought leaders, legislators, and policy experts into multi-silo conversations about the future of health care in Utah.     Too often, those with good ideas for reforming health care don’t have a solid understanding of...[ Read More ]

Rep. Ward summarizes recent legislative session and discusses future priorities

| Apr 8, 2022 | Utah

Rep. Raymond Ward (R-Bountiful) is the House Chair of the Social Services Appropriations Subcommittee 2022. Ward is a practicing family physician and is affiliated with the Utah Medical Association and Utah Academy of Family Physicians.  Ward recently spoke on his caucus’ health policy priorities at our 2022 Utah State of...[ Read More ]