STL County Jail Employees Fear Layoffs to Privatize Medical CareSt. Louis County health workers are worried about losing their jobs if the county privatizes medical care at the jail.
Illinois Residents to Keep Insurance Subsidies After RulingThe U.S. Supreme Court's decision Thursday to uphold tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul allows thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.
Missouri Advocates Praise Ruling for Health Care SubsidiesMissouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law SubsidiesThe justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.
Congressmen Ask for Permanent St. Louis VA Medical Center Director"I don't care how great your record is," he says, "120 days is not long enough to implement the improvements necessary, or even observe the problems, to say 'hey, can we implement these programs here?'"
Help Wanted: VA Can't Fill 30 Key Director PositionsFaced with complaints of long waits and shoddy patient care, the Veterans Administration now admits its scrambling to fill 30 vacancies of medical center directors around the country.
Missouri Health Care Navigator Law Pre-empted, Court RulesFederally approved health insurance counsellors in Missouri can continue to provide advice about health plans under a federal appeals court decision issued Friday.
Illinois Lawmakers Will Soon Consider Cameras in Nursing HomesRep. Greg Harris says the Illinois bill would allow nursing home residents and their families to install recording devices in their rooms.
St. Louis Physician Convicted of Health-Care Fraud ChargesDr. Devon Golding has been convicted of multiple health-care fraud related charges for billing for services not rendered and false statements involving a health-care benefit plan.
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?
Mo. Health Policy Enrollment to Fall Short of Goal Last-minute enrollment efforts across Missouri are expected to boost the number of consumers gaining coverage through the new federal health insurance law, but organizers say the deadline push won't hit anticipated enrollment targets.
Illinois Expanded Medicaid—What Now?Yesterday, Missouri hospitals blamed nearly 1,000 layoffs, a hiring freeze, and delays in capital projects, on the state legislature's refusal to expand Medicaid.