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Utah Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Utah.

 

Disability Insurance

Federal Disability Insurance (SSDI & SSI)
Social Security Administration
800.772.1213

Find your local SSA office

More Disability Resources

Bankruptcy

How to File Bankruptcy in Utah for Free

Filing bankruptcy can be an effective way to eliminate medical bills and credit card debt among other kinds of erasable debts.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243

State Fair Employment Agency
State of Utah Labor Commission
800.530.5090 or 801.530.6800

Vocational Rehabilitation
Utah Workforce Services Rehabilitation

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

Utah Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange) 
800.318.2596

Utah Department of Insurance
Main Line: 801.957.9200; In-State Toll-Free: .800.439.3805

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration

COBRA-Utah
Utah Department of Insurance
Main Line: 801.957.9200; In-State Toll-Free: .800.439.3805

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicaid Programs

Triage Cancer Guide to Medicaid Expansion

Utah Medicaid Program
800.662.9651 (UT, ID, WY, CO, NM, NV, AZ) or 801.538.6155 (Salt Lake City and other states)

Utah’s Premium Partnership (UPP) for Health Insurance
800.662.9651 (UT, ID, WY, CO, NM, NV, AZ) or 801.538.6155 (Salt Lake City and other states)

Utah Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
877.KIDS.NOW

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov

More Health Insurance Resources

Health Care Programs & Laws

Women’s Health & Cancer Rights Act (WHCRA)

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Sharing Medical Information with Family & Friends

Hill Burton Federally-Funded Health Centers

Federally Qualified Health Centers

Community Clinics

National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (NBCCEDP)

Breast & Cervical Cancer Information

Transportation

Local transit systems may provide free or discounted rates for low-income individuals and families. Some cities also offer bus passes, vouchers for taxi or ride-sharing services, or shuttle services for patients traveling to cancer treatments.

Dial 211 for assistance.

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Department of Workforce Services

Agency: Utah Department of Workforce Services

Information and filing available here. Click here to see the current weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. Payment is available via direct deposit or debit card. Eligible claimants will receive initial payments about three weeks after filing. Most claimants will be required to register with Workforce Services and to make at least four job search contacts per week in order to maintain eligibility for benefits. A comprehensive guide is available here. Customer service can be reached by phone: Salt Lake and South Davis Counties (801) 526-4400; Weber and North Davis Counties (801) 612-0877; Utah County (801) 375-4067; remainder of state and out of state 1-888-848-0688.

Updates related to Utah unemployment benefits and Covid-19

State Clinical Trials Law

The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.

This state does not mandate insurers or HMOs doing business in state to cover routine patient costs associated with clinical trials. (Verified 1/20/11)