Utah lawmakers are faced with a big decision: to expand or not to expand the Medicaid program. But what do we know about the program? What do people in Utah think they know about the program? And what is life like for those getting help from the program have been transformed by Medicaid? In part one of our series The Future of Medicaid in Utah, we set out to answer these and other important questions.
“Older people, freebies, handout’s,” says Salt Lake City resident Jeff Steal.
But Steal might have a bit of a simplistic view of the program.