Number of people without health insurance continues to fall in Utah

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Utah’s uninsured population continues to dwindle thanks to new options and a recovering economy The number of uninsured people in Utah is falling. An improving economic climate and the growing availability of health insurance options means that more people are finding ways to obtain the coverage that they need. The Utah Department of Health has released a report that marks the decline of the uninsured population. Over the past year, more people have purchased or received insurance coverage from the state’s new exchange or from its expanded Medicaid program. Nearly…

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Utah residents consider cyber liability insurance following massive Social Security numbers breach

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Cyber liability insurance, a new neccessity for business and personal According to the Department of Health of the Western United States, a Utah Department of Technology Services (DTS) server data breach may have compromised 25,096 Social Security numbers, causing many people to wonder whether they might be wise to consider cyber liability insurance. It is believed that the breach is the work of illegal hackers based in Eastern Europe. The outcome of the attack was the retrieval of the personal information of approximately 181,604 CHIP (Children’s Health Insurance Plan) and…

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