Following the referendum to expand Medicaid,

Utah Ponders Adding Medicaid Work Requirements

January 11, 2019
A Utah lawmaker is pushing to attach work requirements to the state’s newly approved Medicaid expansion, and if the full legislature agrees, the proposal could delay the implementation of that expansion. Utah was one of three red states in November in which voters approved ballot measures to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act. The state is scheduled to make expanded coverage available by April 1. But some members of the Utah legislature, which is overwhelmingly controlled by Republicans,...

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