Public Outreach and Education

UHPP’s 2016 Health Care Solutions Conference 

 

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The next year will bring unprecedented changes to how Utahns access, pay for, and use their health insurance.

Join us for a full day of discussions and presentations that will help you prepare for the future of health reform. 

Conference program (pdf)

Making a Difference in Health Care with Collective Impact (pdf)

Bill Crim, United Way of Salt Lake

Utah’s Health Care Index- Year 2  | Presentation (pdf) | Index (2016) (pdf)

Jason Stevenson, UHPP 

After Expansion: The Future of Medicaid in the U.S. and Utah (pdf)

Dr. David Sundwall 

Understanding Community Health Workers in Utah (pdf)

Erin Feeley and Micah A. Vorwaller, J.D.

Utah Broad-Based Community Health Worker Coalition (pdf)

Anna Guymon, UDOH

Organizational Structure of the Utah CHW Coalition (pdf)

Anna Guymon, UDOH

Media Coverage

Salt Lake Tribune: Repeal or replace Obamacare? For Utahns on all sides, cost is the sticking point (12/8/16) (link) (pdf)

 


 

 

UHPP’s 2015 Annual Conference 

Plotting the Best Course: Keeping Utah’s Health System Ahead of the Curve

ConfLogoOn December 3, 2015 over 250 people gathered at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center for UHPP’s annual conference. Linked below are the keynote presentations from the event as well as media coverage, photos and videos from throughout the day. If you have any questions about the conference, contact Matt Slonaker via email.

Keeping Utah’s Health System Ahead of the Curve (pdf)

Dr. Joe Miner, Utah Dept. of Health

Health Disparities in Utah (pdf)

Dr. Ana Maria Lopez, Univ. of Utah Health Sciences

Utah Health Status by Race and Ethnicity 2015 Report (pdf)

Utah Department of Health – Office of Health Disparities

Utah’s Healthcare Index (1st ed.) (index) (presentation)

Jason Stevenson, UHPP

Media Coverage

KUTV: Utah Healthcare summit highlights challenges, solutions (link)

ABC4: State leaders talk about finding common ground on Medicaid expansion solution (link)

Deseret News: House speaker reveals more details on newest Medicaid expansion plan (pdf)

 

 

Introduction UHPP’s ACA Kitchen Cabinet

UHPP has invited 30 Utahns who signed up for insurance in Utah to join our ACA Kitchen Cabinet. This focus group will help UHPP understand how Utahns are using their new insurance. We want you to be a part of our “ACA Kitchen Cabinet” to tell us about your experience. Contact Jason Stevenson by email, or at 801-433-2299 x7. Check out our ACA Kitchen Cabinet FAQ below. (pdf)

ACA Presentations

Since January 2013, UHPP has made over 175 “Health Reform 101” presentations to 7,500 people across the state—including the Utah Dept. of Health, the Univ. of Utah, BYU Law School, and many public libraries. healthreform101 Presentation Title: Heath Reform 101: The Road Ahead for Healthcare Policy in Utah Description: An in-depth look at how national health reform impacts Utah in 2014 and beyond Topics Discussed:

  • How does health care reform affect my family and my job?
  • How do Utah’s insurance marketplace work?
  • What are the 10 essential health benefits?
  • Who will be eligible for premium subsidies?
  • How is the ACA paid for?
  • Where can I shop for new health insurance?

For more information, contact: Jason Stevenson Education and Communications Director Utah Health Policy Project w. 801-433-2299 x.7 c. 617-290-8188 email

Download UHPP’s HR101 Presentation

Check out the latest version of UHPP’s award-winning Health Reform 101 presentation. We’ve taken this slide-deck to over 175events and reached 7,500 Utahns in the last 30 months.