Legislator calls on LDS Church to help expand charity care in Utah

by | Mar. 12, 2013

News from Utah

During House debate on HB391 which prohibits the governor or the Utah Department of Health from expanding Medicaid, Representative Mike Kennedy, (R-Alpine), a practicing family doctor, called on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (LDS) and other ecclesiastical organizations to take steps to increase charity care in Utah.

Under Kennedy’s vision, the LDS Church would call members who work in health care professions to specific charity care callings.

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