Essential Health Benefit Package http://kuer.org en Lawmakers Decide on Benchmark Health Insurance Plan http://kuer.org/post/lawmakers-decide-benchmark-health-insurance-plan <p>The state’s Health System Reform Task Force has decided on essential health benefits that all insurance companies must cover.&nbsp; Lawmakers argued that the benchmark plan should cover the bare minimum to keep it affordable, but some advocates are concerned that it falls short in some areas.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:22:54 +0000 Andrea Smardon 16837 at http://kuer.org Utahns Asked for Input on Essential Health Benefits http://kuer.org/post/utahns-asked-input-essential-health-benefits <p>Utahns on individual or small business health plans have a chance to weigh in on the conditions and services they think should be covered by insurance. The Utah Health System Reform Task Force will be taking public comment Tuesday afternoon on its Essential Health Benefit Package. The federal Affordable Care Act requires that Utah choose among 10 different packages that will determine the basic services insurance plans must cover.</p> Tue, 19 Jun 2012 00:05:27 +0000 Andrea Smardon 13646 at http://kuer.org Utahns Asked for Input on Essential Health Benefits