Medicaid

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon's State of the State address

Missouri House Approves Additional Money for 2015 Budget

Gov. Jay Nixon’s supplemental spending request for the current fiscal year is moving forward in the Legislature despite concerns from lawmakers.

04/13/2015

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Missouri Health Care Navigator Law Pre-empted, Court Rules

Federally approved health insurance counsellors in Missouri can continue to provide advice about health plans under a federal appeals court decision issued Friday.

04/10/2015

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Improper Payments by Federal Agencies Reach Record $125B

The payments included tax credits for families that didn’t qualify, Medicare payments for treatments that might not have been necessary, and unemployment benefits for people who were actually working.

03/17/2015

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 in 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

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