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Chesterfield Mercy Health to Lay Off 300

Mercy Health officials say challenges from the Affordable Care Act and lack of Medicaid expansion are to blame for the layoffs.

06/19/2015

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How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

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Health Care Coverage Deadline Looms

Several weekend events across Illinois are designed to get people in compliance with federal law

02/14/2015

The Affordable Care Act's second enrollment period opened Saturday, November 15, 2014. It'll last three months. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Affordable Care Act’s 2nd Enrollment Begins

Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay was on hand to meet people signing up in St. Ann on Saturday

11/16/2014

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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

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