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The program aimed to help answer Utahns' questions about the health care reform law. Passed by Congress in 2010, the law allows for expanded Medicaid eligibility so more low-income citizens and legal residents can qualify.
Utah Republican lawmakers oppose expansion, so the state has not yet decided what it will do. A task force is studying expansion options and is expected to present Gov. Gary Herbert with alternatives in September. The town hall explored the mixed results of a Medicaid expansion in Oregon.
The ACA also sets up an online health insurance marketplace, sometimes called an exchange, where individuals and small businesses can shop for and purchase private insurance. Utah will have two exchanges a federally-run marketplace for individual consumers and Avenue H, a state-run exchange for small businesses.
The exchanges open for enrollment on Oct. 1, and based on income, some Utahns will qualify for federal tax credits to help them buy insurance.
Under the law, business owners with 50 or more employees would also have to provide insurance or face a penalty.
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