Barbara Shelly

June 24, 2013 4:32 PM

Medicaid expansion dead in Missouri, but reform is alive and kicking

Make no mistake. There will be no Medicaid expansion in Missouri. Not this year, not as long as Republicans control both chambers of the General Assembly. There may, however, be Medicaid reform in Missouri. And should that happen to provide insurance coverage for more low-income Missourians and bring the state closer to compliance with the federal Affordable Care Act, well, so be it.

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