Tag "Medicaid Expansion"

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45 Podcast ep. 9 – Utah Access +, Democratic debate, GOP presidential race, 2016 Utah elections

In episode 9 we talked about the death of Medicaid expansion in Utah (but it could be resurrected soon), the Democratic presidential debate, the GOP candidates for president, 2016 Utah elections,

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How Medicaid Expansion hurts Utah’s most vulnerable

With a special legislative session addressing Medicaid expansion in Utah expected to take place next month, a lot has been written about the “gang of 6” plan (the gang of

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45 Podcast ep. 7 – New Medicaid expansion framework, Doug Owens announces another run

In episode 7 of the FortyFive politics podcast we talked about the Utah Medicaid expansion compromise from the “Gang of Six” and we also discussed Democrat Doug Owens’ second bid for

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Healthy Utah is a tough pill to swallow

Governor Herbert is one of the few Republican Governors in the country that is promoting Medicaid expansion.  Under Obamacare, each state can choose whether or not to expand Medicaid (thanks