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Many steps taken toward health reform, many more to go

In 1997, in his State of the State address, then-Gov. Mike Leavitt announced the problem of health care access had been solved. “Four years ago, we agreed that health insurance should be accessible for every Utahn, and each year since then, we have taken carefully-planned steps to achieve that goal,” said Leavitt. “Our health care goals are in

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Gov’s Healthy Utah Plan hits a hurdle at task force meeting

Salt Lake City — The Utah Legislature’s Health Reform Task Force opted today for more of the same by passing a motion not to recommend Governor Herbert’s Healthy Utah Plan. Herbert’s plan would provide insurance, at minimal cost to the state, to tens of thousands of Utahns who earn less than other Utahns. In light

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