April 10, 2012 5:00 AM

Missouri Medicaid faces lawsuit from Molina Healthcare

A lawsuit challenging how Missouri awarded more than $1.1 billion in Medicaid contracts is scheduled to be heard in court this week amid allegations of political favoritism, and now the issue could become the focus of a legislative inquiry. At issue is why the state effectively fired California-based Molina Healthcare and replaced it with Centene Corp.

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