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Metro Business Report October 16, 2009

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This is Lane Beattie, president of the Salt Lake Chamber, with your Metro Business Report…

Utah's business community is committed to caring for the most vulnerable Utahns—children in families that cannot afford health insurance. Public and private options are available to help Utahns though too few take advantage of them.

Market forces are ultimately the solution to skyrocketing health care costs but the business community also recognizes there's an important role for public programs to help children and struggling families.

The Health System Reform Business Bill of Rights and Responsibilities establishes that employers have a responsibility to the broader community to work with public officials to assist those in need. Private organizations such as SelectHealth, along with the state sponsored programs like CHIP, HIPUtah and UPP, all provide care for children and families in need.

For more information, go to That's SelectHealth-dot-org-slash-kids.

And don't forget, the Chamber's annual Life in Utah magazine is looking for your photos of fun in Utah. Email them to That's news-at-S-L-Chamber-dot-com.

This is Lane Beattie for KSL News Radio.

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