July 9, 2013 8:05 PM

Missouri senators hear pleas to expand Medicaid access

The plea to expand adult eligibility for Medicaid was a familiar one — embraced by Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon but repeatedly rejected by the Republican-led General Assembly during its annual session that ended in May. Republicans on the Senate Interim Committee on Medicaid Transformation and Reform stressed that they were looking for ways to make the Medicaid program better, not necessarily larger.

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