Medicaid Expansion

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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.

03/27/2014

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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

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Mo. GOP Senators Vow to Block Medicaid Expansion

In case there was any doubt, a coalition of Republicans made it clear Monday that they will do everything within their power to ensure there is no expansion of Medicaid eligibility this year in Missouri.

03/24/2014

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Nixon Brings Medicaid Expansion Push to St. Louis

Nixon and state Rep. Tommie Pierson are scheduled to host a community meeting at Greater St. Mark Family Church downtown at 6:30 p.m.

03/13/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Heads to Illinois Governor

Illinois lawmakers have approved a historic expansion of Medicaid to cover low-income adults without children.

05/28/2013

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Illinois House Committee Approves Medicaid Expansion

A key Illinois House committee has approved an expansion of Medicaid to cover low-income adults who don’t have children at home.

05/21/2013

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Nixon Seeks Medicaid Answers from Feds

The governor wants to know what modifications to Missouri’s Medicaid system may be acceptable to federal health care officials.

04/09/2013

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Missouri Senate, House Panels Defeat Medicaid Expansion

Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature dealt a triple defeat Wednesday to a Medicaid expansion plan as Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon.

03/13/2013

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Gov. Jay Nixon Backs Medicaid Expansion

Jay Nixon announced his support Thursday for expanding Medicaid eligibility in Missouri, calling it both “the smart thing” and “the right thing to do.”

11/29/2012

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Top GOP Lawmakers Oppose Medicaid Expansion

House Majority Leader Tim Jones says the Republican-led Legislature will not consider the expansion.

06/28/2012

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