From: Utah Health Policy Project
To: Dean Sanpei,
Subject: UHPP Health Matters - Medicaid Expansion Gets Real
Date: Wed Dec 18 13:07:39 MST 2013
Body:
December 2013 | Medicaid Expansion Gets Real | Enrollment Update | Ask a Navigator | What's More Risky | Healthcare.gov Troubleshooters
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Medicaid Expansion Gets Real

Some time during the last two months Utah’s prospects for expanding Medicaid went from theoretical to possible.

Here’s how it happened - and what it means

Got a Glitch?

If healthcare.gov is ruining your day—contact trained experts at Take Care Utah and United Way 2-1-1—or check out the resources below.
Remember: The first enrollment deadline is December 23.

>ACA FAQ ( pdf)
>Enrollment Resources ( pdf)

What’s More Risky?

Since young people don’t read about health insurance, we did it with pictures.

Share these images on your own social media pages: Climbing | Fan | Fry Sauce | Inversion | Mtn. Biking | Salt Flats | Snowboarding | Flags

2014 Legislative Roster

Study this list and check it twice—the 2014 legislative session is almost here

Download an updated legislative roster here

Up and Away

Utah enrollment on healthcare.gov quadrupled in November—but the real surge that began on December 1 isn’t captured in the newest data released by HHS.
 
Download the latest Utah PDF chart here

Dear Navigator?

I make $10,000 a year. What are my options if I don’t earn enough to get premium subsidies on heathcare.gov?
Sincerely, Left Out

Read her answer here

All About Us

Who works at UHPP? Eight fantastic professionals who bring some very interesting backgrounds to healthcare policy and advocacy.

Meet them here

Read the full calendar here

2014 Utah Legislative Session

Monday, January 27th
First Day of 2014 Legislative Session
 
2014 Health-related legislation in process
( full list)
Balance Billing Amendments, Bird, J.     
Health Data Authority Amendments, (Dunnigan, J.)        
Newborn Screening Amendments, (Menlove, R.)
 
Enrollment Events
See the full calendar at Take Care Utah
 
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Salt Lake City Main Library
Address: 210 E 400 S Salt Lake City, Utah
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Room: 3rd Floor Old Call Center
>>Information and enrollment facilitation provided. Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.
 
Thursday, December 19, 2013
South Main Public Health Center
Time: 12:30pm – 4:30pm
Address: 3690 South Main Street, Salt Lake, Utah
Contact: Email Dr. Wendy Hobson-Rohrer
>>Enrollment Assistance - Walk-ins Welcome!
 
Friday, December 20, 2013
Salt Lake City Main Library
Address: 210 E 400 S Salt Lake City, Utah
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Room: 3rd Floor Old Call Center
>>Information and enrollment facilitation provided. Call 2-1-1 to schedule an appointment.
 
Upcoming Health Reform 101 Presentations
 
Since January, UHPP has made over 93 educational presentations about health reform to more than 4,000 people.
To schedule a presentation for your group or organization, email Jason Stevenson, or call 801-433-2299, x7

 
Wednesday, February 4, 2014
Organization: University of Utah - Health Policy and Leadership Seminars ( pdf)
Title: Health Reform in the U.S. and Utah: Where Are in the Quest for More Fair and Affordable Healthcare System
Speakers: Greg Poulsen, Intermountain Healthcare; David Clark, Zions Bank; Jason Stevenson, UHPP
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: Division of Public Health Classroom
 
Read the full calendar here
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