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Finding the right answers and information about a complicated topic like Medicaid can mean searching through hundreds of pages at government and private websites. To help seniors and caregivers get started in their search, our editors have compiled this digest of Utah Medicaid help and information resources.

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Utah Medicaid Eligibility

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Family Medicaid (FM-O)
source:Utah Department of Health
8pp; languages: English
(from the web page) "Family Medicaid (FM-o) covers low income families with children, including children who live with a relative (like a grandmother). How to Qualify..."

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(Utah Medicaid) Eligibility Model
source:Utah Department of Health ~ State of Utah ~
languages: English
"This model is intended to guide you in making decisions regarding the health insurance programs that you may be eligible to participate in..."

more from Utah Department of Health ~ State of Utah ~ :
How and Where to Apply for Utah Medicaid
languages: English
"FInd out if you, a family member or someone who needs help paying medical bills can qualify for Medicaid. You must fill out an application form for Medicaid and talk to the Medicaid worker about your application. You can get help with the application if you ask..."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
file size: 2pg.   languages: English
"Did You Know? Eighteen percent of Utah’s children are enrolled in Medicaid...

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Medicaid Eligibility

source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
languages: English
Many groups of people are covered by Medicaid. Even within these groups, though, certain requirements must be met. These may include your age, whether you are pregnant, disabled, blind, or aged; your income and resources (like bank accounts, real property, or other items that can be sold for cash); and whether you are a U.S. citizen or a lawfully admitted immigrant. The rules for counting your income and resources vary from state to state and from group to group. There are special rules for those who live in nursing homes and for disabled children living at home.

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2011 HHS Poverty Guidelines

source: Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
languages: English
from the web page:
"...The poverty thresholds are the original version of the federal poverty measure... The poverty guidelines are the other version of the federal poverty measure.

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Utah Agencies Related to Personal Assistance Services - Medicaid Agency
source:Center for Personal Assistance Services
languages: English
Utah Medicaid Agency Contact Information

Utah Medicaid Help & Publications, Utah Public Health Insurance, Health Care

Information from varied resources about Medicaid in Utah
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Medicaid web page:
(Utah) MEDICAID A to Z

source: Utah Department of Health ~ State of Utah ~
languages: English
An alphabetical index of keywords for Medicaid services and programs. These link to information available on the Utah Medicaid web site.
more from Utah Department of Health ~ State of Utah ~ :
(Utah) Medicaid Brochure
39pp; languages: English
"We want you and your family to get the health care that you need. This booklet was written to help you learn how to use Medicaid..."

Medicaid brochure or publication:
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in Medicaid and SCHIP in Utah

source: US Dep't of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
file size: 9 pg.   languages: English
"As of July 2003, 196,600 people were covered under Utah’s Medicaid/SCHIP programs. There were 157,322 enrolled in the Medicaid program, 16,700 in the Primary Care Network (Utah’s 1115 Medicaid expansion waiver) and 22,578 in the separate SCHIP program. In..."
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Utah & United States State Medicaid Fact Sheets

source:Kaiser Family Foundation
file size: 1 pg.   languages: English

Medicaid brochure or publication:
A Consumer's Guide to Getting and Keeping Health Insurance in Utah: Medicaid
file size: 43pg.   languages: English
from GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HEALTH POLICY INSTITUTE. "In Utah you may be eligible for Medicaid if you are an infant, a child, pregnant, elderly, disabled, the parent of a dependent child, elderly, or disabled and your family income meets the Medicaid income standards."
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Utah Public Health Insurance for Parents

source:National Center for Children in Poverty
languages: English
"Parents have access to public health insurance coverage primarily through plans that target “families”, with significant variation by state in the types of plans that are available and in the eligibility criteria that parents must meet. Most family plans are funded through Medicaid, but a handful of states have waivers to use State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) funds to cover parents..."
more from National Center for Children in Poverty:
Utah Demographics of Low-Income Children
languages: English
"Research suggests that, on average, families need an income of about twice the federal poverty level to meet their most basic needs. Children living in families with incomes below this level—$40,000 for a family of four in 2006—are referred to as low income..."



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