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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

Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?

For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.

03/20/2014

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Medicaid Expansion Receives State, Local Support

State and local leaders call for an expansion of Medicaid in Missouri.

03/14/2014

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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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Missouri Has Backlog of Medicaid Applications

Missouri has a backlog of about 22,000 parents and children waiting to learn whether they will be covered by Medicaid.

03/04/2014

(UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

Ex-Sen. Bond Makes Case for Medicaid Expansion

Former Republican Sen. Kit Bond is citing problems with the federal health care law as a reason to embrace one of its key provisions by expanding Medicaid coverage.

02/25/2014

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Medicaid Expansion In Missouri Could Mean 24,000 New Jobs

The Department of Economic Development projects the new jobs would bring in $9.9 billion in new wages.

02/22/2014

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Missouri Senate Defeats Medicaid Expansion

Gov. Nixon called for expansion during his State of the State address.

02/05/2014

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