Medicaid

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

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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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Kansans Slow To Embrace Health Marketplace In Nov.

Kansans remained slow to enroll in health insurance plans in November through the online marketplace set up under the federal health care overhaul, though enrollments did jump, figures from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services showed Wednesday.

12/11/2013

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Gov. Nixon Calls Off Medicaid Talks After Lawmakers Change Venue

Nixon invited the House and Senate Interim Committees on Medicaid to meet with him and his administration across the street from his mansion.

11/20/2013

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Three Glaring Changes Needed To Fix Obamacare

Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.

11/18/2013

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