We continue to wish our friends and family a happy, healthy new year, and in 2014 these words have renewed meaning.
WASHINGTON — President Obama is marking the fifth anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse by trying to lay claim to an economic turnaround and warning Republicans against moves that he contends would risk a backslide.
The state House approved a budget without include federal dollars to expand Missouri’s Medicaid program. But that doesn’t mean Medicaid expansion is dead in Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY • A Republican-backed plan to overhaul Missouri’s Medicaid program got support Monday from groups who have been backing a broader expansion outlined in the federal Affordable Care Act. But many of those same advocates also cast doubt on whether the GOP alternative will get…
WASHINGTON — Less than a year before Americans will be required to have insurance under President Obama’s health-care law, many of its backers are growing increasingly anxious that premiums could jump, driven up by the legislation itself.
Health-care law spurs switch to part-timers
Several readers have shared with the Star an email that claims Medicare Part B premiums will skyrocket in 2014 when the new federal health law takes effect.
NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 1.21 million state residents not covered, or about 19 percent
The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the vast majority of President Barack Obama's historic health care overhaul, including the hotly debated core requirement that virtually all Americans have health insurance.
WASHINGTON — Republicans controlling the House are targeting food stamps, federal employee pensions, tax breaks for illegal immigrants and subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care law in a multifaceted drive to swap cuts to domestic programs for big Pentagon cuts scheduled next year.