2017 Legislative Session Begins

23 January 2017

UHA staff, in concert with the UHA Government Relations Committee, has been working over the last several months to prepare for the 2017 Utah Legislative Session which convenes today, January 23rd. Topics UHA is monitoring related to state legislative activity include the following:

  • Surprise billing and network adequacy
  • Medical marijuana
  • Police body cameras in hospitals
  • Hospital lien legislation
  • Nursing school funding
  • Workers Compensation hospital reimbursement
  • University of Utah Medical School building
  • Population health funding
  • Controlled substance database/opioids
  • Air ambulance regulation
  • Non-competes

More topics will be identified as the session continues and bills drop for consideration. For any questions regarding UHA's legislative agenda, contact Dave Gessel, Executive Vice President.