May 16, 2014: The Missouri Legislature has adjourned for the year without expanding Medicaid. This failure by our elected leaders is truly shameful. Missouri will now miss out on another year of federal funding. 300,000 hard-working, uninsured Missourians will spend another year without health coverage. Many rural hospitals will remain at risk of laying off […]
Click Here to Tell Us Your Story Health Care Stories from Missourians Cut away the politics and health care is about real people’s lives. Below are just some of the dozens of stories Missouri Health Care for All has collected of Missourians who are affected by the health policy issues facing our state. Please check […]
This is amazing: We already knew that more than 8 million Americans had signed up for private health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Today we’ve learned that number includes 152,335 Missourians who enrolled in new plans through the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace during this year’s open enrollment period. Share the news with your legislators now. […]
Missouri has an opportunity to expand Medicaid to provide health insurance to approximately 300,000 Missourians who earn up to 138% of the federal poverty level, or about $26,000 for a family of three. Over 25 states have already expanded Medicaid, but Missouri hasn’t. We need our legislators to pass Medicaid Expansion. Because Missouri hasn’t expanded […]
Missouri lives are on the line as our state decides whether to expand Medicaid for low-wage working adults. People who don’t have insurance live sicker and die younger. People throughout the state want and need Medicaid expansion for themselves, their families, and their communities. Click here to download a printable sign and instructions for participating in […]
Don’t miss your chance to sign up for high-quality, affordable health insurance through the Missouri Health Insurance Marketplace at www.healthcare.gov. Open enrollment closes March 31, 2014. You can’t be turned down or charged more for pre-existing conditions, and you may be able to get help paying for insurance. Get the information you need at http://bit.ly/MOACAFacts.
Missouri Health Care for All believes every Missourian deserves access to quality, affordable health care, no matter where they live or how much money they make. We are working to pass Medicaid Expansion, which would cover 300,000 uninsured Missourians, most of whom are working or in school. Expanding Medicaid would even save 700 lives every […]
Health care is an important topic for people all across the state, as Missourians enroll in the new Health Insurance Marketplace and the state decides whether to expand Medicaid. Browse the news archive for the latest stories about our work and about health care issues in Missouri. 2014 10/12/2014, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Analysis of health […]