The Cost of Not Expanding Medicaid

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 […]

7 Million Americans Enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace Plans

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 Families Need Medicaid Expansion

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 […]

Expand Medicaid: 5 Easy Actions

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 […]