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Will Utah’s lawmakers take action on Medicaid this session?
Health care » Herbert is more optimistic about a deal, says there is time left to bridge the gap.

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Rep. Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, urged his House colleagues to be cautious and take their time, arguing if the state extends health coverage to the poor, pulling that back in two or three years — as all three plans would allow — is politically untenable.

"This seems to be an irreversible decision. Once we make it we can’t turn back," he said, so it is wise "to make irreversible decisions slowly. I think we should do that here and I think we should move slower."

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