The costs of not expanding Medicaid are too high. People in Missouri are dying because they can’t afford to go to the doctor. It’s been happening for years, and it will continue to happen until we expand access. Expanding Medicaid would save 700 lives ever year. Expanding Medicaid will save people like Douglas, who died at 23 […]
We remember. We remember when those who benefit from an exclusionary insurance system called the Health Insurance Marketplace a “disaster” and insisted nobody would participate. We remember how hard our movement worked to pass the Affordable Care Act, and then to defend it after it passed. We remember when Missouri Health Care for All was […]
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 needs to expand Medicaid for the 300,000 people who would benefit from Expansion. We will only succeed if enough people across the state speak out, loudly and often, for expanding. Here are five easy things you can do to help get Medicaid expanded in Missouri: 1. Call 1-800-980-4407 to leave a message for your […]
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 […]
Medicaid Expansion Lobby Days: Our legislators in Jefferson City need to hear from you. We’re carpooling to Jefferson City many times this session to make Medicaid Expansion a reality. Missouri Health Care for All and Medicaid Expansion supporters will be in Jefferson City the following dates: Tuesday, February 25 Tuesday, March 11 Wednesday, March 26 Tuesday, […]
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 is a statewide, non-partisan, faith-and-community-based, grassroots movement. We are committed to the principle that every Missourian deserves access to quality, affordable health care, no matter where they live or how much money they make. Please join us.
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 4/11/2014, Springfield News Leader, “Help lawmakers find the courage” […]