Leaders Discuss Issue of Uninsured Utahns

Leaders Discuss Issue of Uninsured Utahns

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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- With more than 41 (M) million Americans living without health insurance, some prominent Utah leaders are getting together to discuss the issue.

Former Utah Governor Norm Bangerter and former state Attorney General Jan Graham will lead a town hall meeting today at the new Salt Lake City library. It's part of Cover the Uninsured Week, an national effort to bring attention to the problem of those living without health coverage.

On study found nearly one in three people under age 65 in Utah don't have health insurance -- that's more than 650-thousand Utahns.

Other events involving business, community and education leaders are scheduled throughout Cover the Uninsured Week.

(Copyright 2003 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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