Medicaid Expansion

"After Ferguson" event at Metropolitan Congregations United on August 28. Photo courtesy of Facebook/Metropolitan Congregations United

Metropolitan Congregations United Promises Action in St. Louis

Metropolitan Congregations United, in the wake of Ferguson, promises action on issues it says St. Louis has been talking about for years—issues important to the people of North County.

08/29/2014

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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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Capitol Perspectives: A Mixed Legislative Record for Missouri’s Governor

Much of the attention of this legislative session has focused on Gov. Jay Nixon’s failed efforts for Medicaid expansion, but there’s another side to the story.

05/19/2014

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Nixon Urges Legislature to Accept Medicaid Expansion

With only a couple of days left in the legislative session, Gov. Jay Nixon is holding out hope for one of his most critical issues.

05/14/2014

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Budget Restores Medicaid Benefits

Hundreds of thousands of lower-income adults could regain Medicaid benefits cut a decade ago under a Missouri budget plan passed Friday that also boosts spending for public education.

05/09/2014

Missouri State Capitol (Jefferson City, Missouri) Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Budget Would Restore Medicaid Benefits

Missouri lawmakers are poised to give final approval to a state budget that could restore Medicaid benefits that were cut a decade ago.

05/08/2014

Supporters of expanding Missouri's Medicaid program briefly interrupted debate in the state Senate on May 6 to protest lawmakers' refusal to accept federal dollars to expand the program. Photo: Andrew Kling/Communities Creating Opportunity

23 Arrested Following Medicaid Expansion Protest

Rev. John Bennett, one of the individuals issued an active arrest warrant, said he called the protest a “rally for dignity”, and a mission to save the lives of hundreds of Missourians.

05/07/2014

Supporters of expanding Missouri's Medicaid program briefly interrupted debate in the state Senate on May 6 to protest lawmakers' refusal to accept federal dollars to expand the program. Photo: Andrew Kling/Communities Creating Opportunity

Medicaid Protesters Interrupt Mo. Senate Debate

Supporters of expanding Missouri’s Medicaid program briefly interrupted debate in the state Senate to protest lawmakers’ refusal to accept federal dollars to expand the program.

05/06/2014

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Missouri GOP Lawmaker Advances Medicaid Expansion

A Republican lawmaker teams up with Democrats in efforts to expand Missouri’s Medicaid program to lower-income adults.

04/30/2014

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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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