Health Program Representative (HPR) / Medicaid

Once you have become approved for Medicaid through the Department of Workforce Services (see below for contact information ), you will need to choose your Primary Care Provider.

The Medicaid Health Program Representative at the Tooele County Health Department will help you with this process. Please phone (435) 277-2310 or (435) 277-2367 and ask to speak with the Medicaid Health Program Representative (HPR)or email kvalerio@tooelehealth.org .

If you wish to make a change once you have chosen your Primary Health Care Provider, you must do so by the 20th of the month to have it changed for the following month.

Tooele Work Force Service Center

305 North Main Street Suite 100
Tooele, UT 84074
Phone: (866) 435-7414
Fax: (435) 833-7395
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
www.jobs.utah.gov

If you are not eligible for Medicaid, you may qualify for Utah’s new Adult Insurance Program for Adults Primary Care Network (PCN) .

Other resources:

  • UPP Program: UPP (Utah’s Premium Partnership for Health Insurance) helps make health insurance more affordable for families and individuals. UPP (pronounced ‘up’) helps you pay your monthly health insurance premiums through your employer’s health insurance plan or COBRA coverage.
  • CHIP: CHIP(Children’s Health Insurance Program) provides low-cost health coverage to children in families that earn too much money to qualify for Medicaid. In some states, CHIP covers parents and pregnant women. Each state offers CHIP coverage, and works closely with its state Medicaid program.
  • Affordable Care Act: Visit www.healthcare.gov
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    Tooele County Health Department

    151 North Main Street
    Tooele, Utah 84074
    Ph: (435) 277-2300

    Monday-Thursday 8am - 6pm
    Friday 8 am to noon
    Closed holidays.

    To report an emergency after hours call (435) 882-5600.