4/18/06: The Massachusetts Health Care Plan
By Doug Fabrizio
Salt Lake City, UT – 45 million people in the United States are uninsured, and this month the state of Massachusetts became the first to pass a health care plan to address the crisis. But while many credit Governor Mitt Romney and the legislature for doing something, the question remains whether the plan can serve as a model for other states. Doug talks to Utah Representative Eric Hutchings, Kent Michie of the Utah Insurance Department, Roberta Herzberg of Utah State University and Judi Hilman of the Utah Health Policy Project about the Massachusetts plan and how its ideas could help Utah's 300,000 uninsured.