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 […]

Take the #KeepOurCare Pledge

Missourians’ access to health care is at risk. President-elect Trump and Congressional leaders have pledged to make changes to health care that could result in millions of Americans losing access. They have repeatedly discussed repealing the Affordable Care Act without a clear plan for replacing it. Some leaders have also said they want to drastically […]

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 […]

St. Louis Volunteer & Legislator Appreciation

Mark your calendar and RSVP to join us September 21st for our legislator & volunteer appreciation event. Join us to celebrate the success of the past year, and to specifically honor the amazing advocates who helped carry this work forward. Wednesday, September 21st 5:30 – 7:00 PM CAASTLC Community Action Agency of St. Louis County 2709 Woodson […]