Senate Bill 192 passed the Utah Senate unanimously on Wednesday. The bill would require the Department of Health and Human Services to submit a state plan amendment to cover doula services under Medicaid.      The bill’s sponsor, Sen. Luz Escamilla (D – Salt Lake City), introduced an amendment ahead of the vote that defined … Read more

Utah State Representative Marsha Judkins (R – Provo) shared her outlook for the upcoming 2023 legislative session with State of Reform last week, saying she is optimistic about making progress on health policy during the 2023 legislative session.      Judkins said she will prioritize the physical and mental health needs of children and mothers … Read more

With less than 2 months before the start of the 2023 Utah General Session, improving healthcare accessibility will be a priority for state lawmakers during the 65th Legislature.      The legislature will consider 14 pieces of draft legislation reviewed by the 2022 Health and Human Services Interim Committee along with additional health-related bills filed … Read more