Candidates for governor tackle voters’ top issues | Mike For Utah

Candidates for governor tackle voters’ top issues – Deseret News

Weinholtz, former CEO of CHG Healthcare Services, compared the plan approved by the Legislature to “a death panel” because it leaves out 90,000 Utahns who would qualify for subsidized care under full Medicaid expansion.Save & Exit

“You 90,000 people who have just the same amount of need, you’re going to have to continue to suffer and even die,” he said. “We need to expand Medicaid fully. That’s what Utah values are. We take care of our people.”

The Legislature’s plan, Weinholtz said, is “an insult to all Utahns.” He said the plan covered fewer Utahns at a greater cost and was not only “morally bankrupt but it was fiscally irresponsible.”

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