Utah is a full Medicaid expansion state as of January 1, 2020!
The new eligibility levels are approximately $1,400 a month for an individual or $3,000 for a family of four
If you think you may qualify, please contact Take Care Utah at 801-433-2299, 2-1-1 or www.TakeCareUtah.org
You can find more information on the state’s Medicaid website: https://medicaid.utah.gov/
The federal government approved part of Utah’s “Fallback Plan” (phase 3 of the complicated SB96 repeal of Proposition 3’s full expansion) on December 23rd. This includes expansion up to 138% of the federal poverty level, as well as work reporting requirements, and mandatory enrollment in qualified employer-sponsored coverage.
UHPP’s statement on the approval: https://conta.cc/374uSGG
UHPP advocate’s guide following approval: https://conta.cc/360iGGU
Deseret News coverage HERE
APRIL 2020 UPDATE
The state has paused the work reporting requirement in the face of the COVID-19 epidemic
From the Department of Health: https://medicaid.utah.gov/expansion/community-engagement-requirement-suspended/
Blog post from UHPP’s Policy Team:
From the Tribune:
JUNE 2020 UPDATE:
Medicaid Coverage for Coronavirus Testing
“Uninsured individuals are eligible for the new “COVID-19 Uninsured Testing Coverage” without regard to income or assets. To qualify, an individual must be uninsured, and meet citizenship and Utah residency requirements.”