Legislation


SCR 8 – Utah

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2017
Link: http://le.utah.gov/~2017/bills/static/SCR008.html

Status: Passed/Adopted.

This resolution encourages the federal government to give states greater control over Medicaid policies by providing Medicaid funding in the form of a federal block grant. This resolution asserts that Utah is best suited to make decisions regarding Medicaid policy for the residents of this state, including prioritizing state Medicaid spending to reflect the unique needs of Utah and setting eligibility standards that reflect state priorities; and calls upon the federal government to provide Medicaid funding through a federal block grant that would give states greater flexibility to manage the state Medicaid budget and tailor the program to meet state objectives.


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