Number Of Utahns Covered By Medicaid Expansion Plans Pared Down

Gov. Gary Herbert says he is “disappointed” that even fewer Utahns would be covered under the plan going forward, but he suggested the state may be able to do more in the future. In other Medicaid news, Texas wants to urge women on Medicaid to use long-term contraception.


The Deseret News:
Utahns Speaking Out On Pending Medicaid Expansion Plan


The voices that continue to be the loudest about Medicaid expansion are the same that have been left out of the current proposal in Utah. State officials are taking note of them, but they’re also looking to refine the proposal that will be sent to the federal government July 1. (Leonard, 5/19)


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