Study shows a steep decline in Utah's 2018 Medicaid and CHIP enrollment

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  • ducklady salt lake city, UT
    June 3, 2019 4:35 a.m.

    Just in case you didnt know undocumented a.k.a. illegal immigrants ARE eligible for emergency medicaid. So there is no need to differentiate between the two.

  • Jason Berntson Salt Lake City, UT
    June 1, 2019 3:11 a.m.

    It's sad that in the richest country in the history of the planet, we still see articles like this. Medicaid for All is the only humane solution.

    "So the survey adds further evidence that illegal immigration puts strains on our social service systems.

    But of course, they are incapable of separating legal from illegal immigration – they see it all as the same thing – sad."

    You're right, they make no distinction in this article between legal and illegal, because it's literally irrelevant in this situation.

    You do realize that when illegal immigrants go to the emergency room, YOU'RE paying for it right?

  • lost in DC West Jordan, UT
    May 31, 2019 9:31 a.m.

    "chilling effect of anti-immigrant rhetoric and policies" as potential impacts.

    So the survey adds further evidence that illegal immigration puts strains on our social service systems.

    But of course, they are incapable of separating legal from illegal immigration – they see it all as the same thing – sad.

  • The Dark Knight Salt Lake City, UT
    May 31, 2019 7:28 a.m.

    Medicaid expansion would do a lot more to decrease the uninsured rate if the state would take a more active rold in outreach to make those who qualify aware of it. They are not doing this.