Utah Gov. Herbert Agrees To Expand Medicaid Under ACA
On Thursday, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert (R) announced that he will expand Medicaid in his state under the Affordable Care Act. He is expected to consider two Legislature-endorsed alternative plans that would use either federal Medicaid dollars or tax subsidies to help residents purchase private coverage. Herbert did not indicate which plan he will pursue.
- "Utah Guv: Medicaid Will Expand" (Stewart/Gehrke, Salt Lake Tribune, 1/23).
- "'Nothing' Not an Option for Utah on Medicaid, Gov. Says" (AP/Modern Healthcare, 1/23).
- "Utah To Expand Medicaid" (Novack, National Journal, 1/23).