Medicaid

File photo of a call center. Photo: GUILLERMO LEGARIA/AFP/Getty Images

Long Delays in Missouri’s Medicaid Program

Missourians trying to use a call center to sign up for the state’s Medicaid program are running into long delays, prompting nearly half of them to hang up before they get help.

09/02/2014

Supreme Court Building

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

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn (Photo: Getty/Brian Kersey)

Quinn to Sign Illinois Medicaid Cuts Restoration

In 2012, funding for adult dental and podiatry services was cut to save money.

06/16/2014

Health Care Fraud

14 More Personal Health Care Assistants Indicted

To date, 43 have been indicted

06/05/2014

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

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

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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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