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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

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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

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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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Nixon Adds New Wrinkle to Medicaid Expansion Plan

The Democratic governor outlined an initiative dubbed “Missouri Health Works” that would use federal money to pay a portion of the private health insurance costs for businesses with fewer than 150 employees.

04/28/2014

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Missouri Lawmakers Hear Pleas to Expand Medicaid

About two dozen low-income residents, pastors, business leaders and health care advocates testified Tuesday in support of legislation that would expand Medicaid eligibility to about 300,000 people living in or near poverty.

03/25/2014

Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?

Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.

03/24/2014

Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?

Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.

03/20/2014

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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