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GOP-controlled House blocks multiple attempts at Medicaid expansion

The chamber gave first-round approval to a nearly $25 billion budget plan after about six hours of debate Tuesday that largely centered on Democrats’ plans to add nearly $900 million in federal dollars to get an estimated 200,000 more people on Missouri’s Medicaid rolls.

March 26, 2013 7:00 pm Related Loading…

Committee hears Republican-backed Medicaid plan

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…

March 25, 2013 9:15 pm Related Loading…

Arizona angle on health care law

NUMBER OF UNINSURED: 1.21 million state residents not covered, or about 19 percent

June 28, 2012 8:39 amLoading…

Federal health law enables $93 million for local health plan

The nonprofit Compass Cooperative Health Network of Arizona will receive $93 million in loans to operate one of the health plans created by the federal health law.

June 11, 2012 12:20 pmLoading…

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