Federal government to Utah: Take additional comment on Medicaid expansion

The CMS will need to hold its own public comment period on the proposal, which will happen after the state’s comment period ends Aug. 15.
State officials, however, do not anticipate this second comment period to slow the process.
Initially estimated to expand coverage to about 16,000 more people, the current proposal would cover about 9,000 to 11,000 more of the poorest Utahns …
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