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Obamacare Key Dates In 2014

Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.


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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.


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Who Are The Uninsured In America?

Young adults 19-34 years of age represent the group most likely to be uninsured. More than three-quarters of uninsured Americans come from working families.


Missouri & The Affordable Care Act

What The Affordable Care Act Means For Missourians



Tips For Choosing Health Insurance

Below are some practical tips for selecting a health insurance policy that include advice from experts and suggested research. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) and its implementation over the coming years will likely have some […]


Nevada, MO is being used as a health care reform center that Cerner researchers hope will catch on across the country. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Missouri Town As Health Care Experiment

The western Missouri city of Nevada is embarking on a health care initiative which organizers hope could become a model for communities around the nation.


Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signing Senate Bill 689 into law

Mo Governor Nixon Faces Heated Questions on Health Care Reform

BRIDGETON, MO–(KMOX)–Missouri Governor Nixon sidestepped reporters’ questions about the politically-charged issue of health care reform in the state, cutting short a press conference when the heat was on. The Democratic governor was asked if he […]



Charlie Brennan – Thursday, June 28th

Charlie hosts a two-hour special on the Supreme Court ruling on health care reform. Guests included Dr. James Brasfield, Dr. Donald Palmisano, Dr. Christine Jacobs, Mo. Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Dr. Joel Goldstein and Thomas McAuliffe.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/28/2012


Federal Court Tosses Lawsuit Over Health Reform

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court in Virginia has dismissed two lawsuits that had claimed President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul was unconstitutional. The unanimous decision was issued Thursday by a three-judge panel […]



Missouri Enrollment Lags In New Health Care Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) __ One of the first prongs of President Barack Obama’s health care law has been in effect now for a year, and the result in Missouri is that about 500 additional […]



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