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Letter: Most involved support Medicaid expansion, so should Utah

Published January 11, 2014 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

The statements made by our Utah legislators regarding the acceptance of federal Medicaid money have to take a backseat to the logical comments of doctors, nursing groups, church groups and even members of the insurance community.

Utahns' federal taxes help pay for Medicaid programs. It is time for our governor and legislators to "bite the bullet" as other red states have done and accept the federal money and expand Medicaid.

This is the right thing to do. People who need insurance the most will benefit from this decision.

Frank Brusa

Park City