Republican lawmakers said they “are doing the long-term responsible thing.” Critics say the plan will cover fewer people at greater cost, while “the voters’ intent is playing second fiddle.”

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  • Utah lawmakers scale back voter-approved Medicaid expansion
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    02/10/2019 - 4:01 pm | View Link
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