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Does Utah Have the Lowest State Health Insurance Costs?

The majority of people in Utah don’t smoke or drink. Utah is known for a relatively healthy lifestyle. This is due to the influence of both the Mormon church and the sporting lifestyle available with our beautiful landscapes. But do people in Utah pay the lowest health care insurance costs when compared to other states? […]

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Ogden and Clearfield Residents have Lowest Per Capita Healthcare Cost In America

Some good news for people that live in Odgen, Utah and Clearfield, Utah. People in Odgen and Clearfield, UT have the lowest per capita healthcare cost for people with commercial health insurance at $2,623 in the U.S. This news is via a new study from Thomson Reuters. Salt Lake City, Utah also makes the list […]

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Free Contraceptives for Women in Obama Health Insurance Plan

The Obama Adminstration announced health insurance companies will soon have to cover contraceptives for women with no co-pays, even in religious population states like Utah. The subject is already causing controversy and several people are voicing their opinions on social media. Planned Parenthood in Utah, however, says it is an overall victory for women’s health […]

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The cost of health insurance continues to rise in Utah in 2011

The cost of health insurance continues to rise in Utah. The rising health insurance costs are above the rate of inflation. However, the number of medical procedures that some health insurance providers cover has gone done. In addition, health insurance providers balance sheets are health as income from stocks and other investments they hold, has […]

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Will New Utah Bill Lower Health Insurance Company Competition?

A vetoed Utah State bill that would grant health insurance companies more flexibility in pricing their health insurance plans for small businesses has been revived. The Utah bill would allow insurance companies to extend discounts to young workers and single parents with one child, while hiking premiums for older workers and larger families. The revived […]

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Utah state starts with small business when creating a health exchange

Utah small businesses buy health insurance for their employees less often than small businesses in other states. Only about a third of those working at a smaller company were provided with health insurance. Employees with access to health insurance don’t have much of a choice in plans. One health insurance plan to fit all employees […]

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How Many People in Utah Don’t Have Health Insurance?

More than 300,000 people in Utah don’t have health insurance as of the end of 2010 according to the Utah Department of Health. This is a little more than 10% of the total Utah population. While 10% of people without health insurance seems like a high number, it’s actually a little bit of an improvement […]

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University of Utah Student Health Insurance

Good health is important to earning your college degree. And health insurance allows you to get the help you need if your sick to get back to good health. Unexpected medical bills can derail your ability to finish your degree if you are uninsured or have poor health insurance coverage. The University of Utah and […]

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No Free HIV Medication in Utah For People Without Health Insurance

Anti-retrovirals can slow down the development of AIDS. So, that’s one of the main reasons it’s important people that are HIV positive take HIV meds. Another reaason is HIV-positive men and women who take the drugs while they are still relatively healthy reduced the risk of transmitting it to their partners. But, when you don’t […]

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Provo, Orem, and Utah County Hospitals

Provo and Utah County Hospitals Currently there are six major hospitals serving Provo and the surrounding Utah county area. Intermountain Healthcare or IHC runs only 1 of those facilities. IHC operates the American Fork Hospital. IHC operates a number of other facilities along the Wasatch front, but only the one hospital. Mountain Star Healthcare runs […]

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