A mass for religious freedom was held at the New Cathedral on July 2, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Has Ripple Effect on St. Louis Archdiocese

The St. Louis Archdiocese has been granted a preliminary injunction so it won’t have to provide its employees mandatory birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

07/02/2014

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Hospitals See Increase in ER Visits after Obamacare

Officials with St. Anthony’s Medical Center say they saw record patient volumes in their Emergency Department in March, April and May.

06/19/2014

Get Covered Illinois

Illinois Health Campaign Among Nation’s Costliest

President Barack Obama’s home state agreed to spend $33 million in federal money promoting his health care law.

06/12/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Await Answers on Processing Center

Reports said employees are being paid to do very little work at a suburban St. Louis processing center for President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

06/06/2014

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Financial Impact of Affordable Care Act Hits Uninsured Patients

Barnes Jewish Hospital has started charging co-pays to uninsured patients, no matter how poor.

06/04/2014

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Illinois Adds Health Care Benefits to Gay Marriage Green Light

Illinois’ health insurance marketplace is now allowing gay and lesbian couples to enroll for private coverage.

06/02/2014

Ann Wagner

Wagner Calls for Resignation of VA Secretary

Wagner said that Secretary Shinseki has failed to fulfill his mission at the VA.

05/22/2014

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Lawmakers Demanding Answers After Obamacare Contractor Reportedly Paid Employees To Do Nothing

Several U.S. lawmakers are demanding answers after some Missouri media outlets reported that employees at a center processing applications for health insurance under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul were paid to do nothing.

05/16/2014

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Whistleblower: Obamacare Processing Center Workers Paid To Do Nothing

Employees at an application processing center in Wentzville have almost no work to do and are often paid just to stare at their computer screens.

05/13/2014

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Governor Quinn Wants New Medicaid Controls

A review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who had already died.

04/19/2014

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