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What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?

With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?

09/18/2014

Gov. Jay Nixon, left, and and Joe Hinrichs, President of the Americas for Ford Motor, wait for the roll out of the first production Ford Transit commercial van at the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant on April 30, 2014, in Claycomo, Mo. (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Mo. Governor Vetoes Bill Requiring Criminal Background Checks For Obamacare Navigators

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Monday that would have limited who could work in the state as a health insurance guide and blamed a national conservative group for injecting an error into the model legislation.

07/08/2014

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

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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

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)

Missouri Lawmakers Back Criminal Background Checks For Obamacare Insurance Guides

Despite a federal court order against their current law, Missouri legislators voted Thursday to toughen requirements even further for people seeking to work as insurance guides under President Barack Obama’s health care law.

05/16/2014

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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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Affordable Care Act Contractor Under Scrutiny

Republican lawmakers are demanding answers after reports that say that a suburban St. Louis processing center for the Affordable Care Act.

05/15/2014

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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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