The Utah Legislature passed Senate Bill 217 on Thursday, which would create alternative eligibility requirements for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).     The legislation authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) to prioritize and enlist children who are at 200% of the FPL or below but are ineligible for CHIP coverage … Read more

Recent data from the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey show that 84% of low-income children who qualified for Medicaid in 2021 in Utah were not enrolled. That is the highest rate in the country among the 36 states that have expanded Medicaid. It’s also higher than Wyoming, which is a non-expansion state with more … Read more