While the average out-of-pocket charges Utahns paid for healthcare decreased from 2014-2016, data from a trend report from The Commonwealth Fund showed employer healthcare costs has been rising since 2017.
UnDisciplined Episode 29: The Demographic Sociologist and the Social Psychologist
This week on UnDisciplined, we're talking about why we don't do the things we know we should do. Why, for instance, don't we get as much sleep as we're supposed to? And why do we often withhold information from our doctors?
In November, Utahns will vote on an initiative to expand Medicaid. A recent town hall in Logan featured lawmakers who tried to explain the difference between Proposition 3 and a Medicaid expansion bill signed by Governor Gary Herbert.
A new report released this month focuses on how the drop of birth rates and the increase of retiring seniors is affecting the United States. Although the national birth rate is on a decline, Utah is maintaining a significantly higher birth rate than most other states.
A large portion of funding for organizations that work with health clinics in Utah is set to expire Saturday. Health center representatives are worried that a loss of funding will negatively affect rural populations like the Navajo Nation in southeastern Utah.