The Medicaid Block Grant; Who Will Suffer?

Assault on Medicaid – The Block Grant Edition By Lexi Amos, Parent advocate for children’s rights Published in Missouri Autism Report, March/April 2017 edition In January, Missouri Senator David Slater (District 29: serving Barry, Lawrence, McDonald, Stone, and Taney Counties) introduced a bill that would change the financial structure of Missouri Medicaid (Mo HealthNet) into […]

We’re bringing the town hall to Senator Blunt this Saturday morning

Do our elected representatives care about our health care? This week is Congressional recess – meaning our elected officials have left their DC offices to join us, their constituents, back home in our home districts. Across the country members of Congress are holding public town halls to hear from their constituents. Currently, US Senator Roy […]

Senate Bill 28 on the move. Act now to save Medicaid.

Who loses under SB28? Kids, Families, Seniors & People with Disabilities

All session we have kept you updated on a dangerous bill – Senate Bill 28. Grassroots pressure from supporters like you stopped this dangerous bill in its tracks once. We’re at the point in session when bills turn into amendments to move through the process. We must remain diligent and we need you to take […]

Health Advocates Denounce U.S. Senate Vote to Gut Health Care

  The United State Senate voted in the wee hours of the morning, Thursday, January 12, to pass a budget resolution intended to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare or the ACA. The vote was 51-48, with all Republican Senators except one voting for it and all Democratic Senators voting […]

Moving Forward Together

Like many of you, we are deeply disappointed in the results of last night’s election. At the national level, we will be led by a President who has promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and a Congress that has repeatedly tried to do so. In Missouri, we elected a new Governor who has run […]

Missouri Legislature Overrides SB608: Adds fees & penalties to Medicaid

We are deeply disappointed that the Missouri House & Senate have narrowly voted to override the Governor’s veto of SB608, a dangerous bill that sought to punish Missourians on Medicaid for ER use and missed appointments.. These penalties & fees have been shown to hurt health. We thank the Senators and Representatives who spoke against the […]

Nixon approves measure to raise asset limits

Nixon approves measure to raise asset limits Via our partners and disability advocates at Paraquad Please note this blog was originally created and posted by Paraquad, read the original post here: http://www.paraquad.org/blog/nixon-approves-measure-increase-asset-limits/ June 9, 2016 By KEVIN CONDONGov. Jay Nixon, D-Mo., on Thursday signed into law House Bill 1565, which updates an asset limit measure that is […]