Better Business Bureau Report for
Utah Health Policy Project

Better Business Bureau Report issued March 2018
Better Business Bureau Report expires March 2019

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Utah Health Policy Project
Address: 1832 W Research Way
  Salt Lake City, UT 84119
Phone: 801-433-2299
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2006, Utah
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization advancing sustainable health care solutions for under-served Utahns through better access, education, and public policy."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Utah Health Policy Project (UHPP) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Since 2006 UHPP has worked hard to develop solutions to create a health system that provides better access to higher quality health care at a lower cost. It prides itself on being an open resource for the public, community leaders, the media, businesses, health care providers and policymakers. Its approach strives to find solutions that best fit Utah. It brings individuals and organizations to the same table, recognizing that effective and long-term solutions are fostered by authentic collaboration among disparate stakeholders. Its role is to ensure the consumer voice is present. UHPP separates its work into four primary categories: Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Policy; Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Health Insurance Marketplace Policy; Public Outreach and Education; Enrollment Assistance

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016, UHPP's program expenses were:

Programs 959,022
Total Program Expenses: $959,022
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Chief Executive : Matthew C. Slonaker, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Jenny Pathak
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Registered Nurse

Board Size: 10

Paid Staff Size: 8

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, telephone, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals, internet, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,076,925, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on UHPP's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

Source of Funds  
Government Contracts 785,057
Grants from Foundations 263,105
Private Donations 28,763
Other Revenue 8,471
Total Income $1,085,396


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative: 9% 

Total income $1,085,396
Program expenses $959,022
Fund raising expenses 25,047
Administrative expenses 92,330
Total expenses $1,076,399
Income in Excess of Expenses 8,997
Beginning net assets 239,275
Ending net assets 248,272
Total liabilities 61,685
Total assets $309,957

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