Why Is This Important?As the Utah population has grown, so has the number of Utahns receiving assistance from Medicaid. The increase in Medicaid enrollees combined with increases in the costs of providing health care cause the Medicaid medical assistance expenditures to rise over time.
Total Medical Assistance Expenditures by Service Category and Fiscal Year, Utah, FY 2003-FY 2019
Data SourceDivision of Medicaid and Health Finance, Utah Department of Health
How Are We Doing?Over the past several years, initiatives to increase services to Medicaid clients, such as cancer screening, healthy mothers and babies, well child care, dental care, and assistive medical devices, have contributed to increases in overall health care utilization and Medicaid expenditures.
Date Indicator Content Last Updated: 11/26/2019