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Illinois to Refund Retiree Health Care Money

75,000 state workers to see portion of $60 million payout

11/21/2014

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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Insurers Double in Missouri’s Online Marketplace

Missouri could have twice as many health insurers participating next year in a federally run website.

09/24/2014

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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Court Ruling Could Affect Missouri Union Fees

Missouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois.

07/01/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: Demonstrators rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC. The court heard from lawyers on both sides of Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby, a case that may determine whether the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 allows a for-profit corporation to deny its employees the health coverage of contraceptives to which the employees are otherwise entitled by federal law, based on the religious objections of the corporation's owners. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hobby Lobby

The case weighs the religious rights of employers and the right of women to the birth control of their choice.

06/30/2014

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Mercy Eliminates 220 Jobs in 7 States

Mercy Health plans to cut 125 jobs in the region and another 95 positions elsewhere in the Catholic health care system.

06/17/2014

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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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