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Schaaf, Fitzpatrick headed towards collision course on managed care

Schaaf, Fitzpatrick headed towards collision course on managed care

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Rob Schaaf has made his opposition to managed care expansion well-known on this session, often speaking against the rollout of a new deal negotiated in 2015 to provide managed care to Missourians not located along the I-70 corridor. However, he reached a new pitch Thursday when he had strong words for

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Nixon signs health care related bills

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Four bills designed to bring Missourians greater access and freedom in healthcare were signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Jay Nixon The bills include provisions related to the prescription of biological drugs, step therapy, Medicaid funding, the reporting of healthcare caused infections and the implementation of telehealth. “We want to make

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Krodinger prioritizes efficiency with CON committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Appointed in 2010, William Krodinger is the current chairman of the Missouri Health Services Review Committee, which oversees the bi-monthly Certificate of Need meetings. Certificates of Need (CON) are an effort to contain costs, improve quality and increase access for many of Missouri’s major health care services. This effort was established

Press Release: State employee health center to open in Jefferson City, Gov. Nixon announces

JEFFERSON CITY – Gov. Jay Nixon today joined leaders from the Missouri Consolidated Health Care Plan (MCHCP) to announce that the Strive for Wellness Health Center which will provide convenient health care to MCHCP-enrolled state employees will be open on March 17 on the fourth floor of the Truman Building in Jefferson City. The center