Wednesday, May 22, 2013

UDOH News Advisory: Medicaid Expansion Cost/Benefit Analysis to be Released

What:  The Utah Department of Health (UDOH) will release a report produced by Boston-based Public Consulting Group (PCG), which analyzes the costs and benefits associated with Utah’s potential expansion of the state’s Medicaid program under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Why:   The report was commissioned by UDOH to provide Utah policy makers and the Medicaid Expansion Options Community Workgroup with a resource as they consider full expansion, alternatives to full expansion, or the status quo.

Who:   The report will be released during the Medicaid Expansion Options Community Workgroup meeting.
When: Thursday, May 23, 2013
            1:30 p.m.

Where:  Utah State Capitol
  Senate Building – Room 210

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Media Contact:
Tom Hudachko
Public Information Officer
(o) 801-538-6232
(m) 801-560-4649