"For far too many elected officials, health and health care have become political footballs rather than matters of life and death."
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Medicaid expansion is on the Aug. 4 ballot before Missouri voters this year.
"Now is the time to put all good health care reform ideas on the table."
Long-term care providers expressed concern after a Missouri-based testing lab was suspended over alleged inaccurate COVID-19 test results.
After years of debate, Missouri voted to become the 38th state to expand its Medicaid program.
On Tuesday, Missourians will decide on whether to expand Medicaid coverage after years of debate. Here’s a look at what Amendment 2 would do.
"Amendment 2 would expand the state’s Medicaid rolls and put taxpayers on the hook for $2 billion of new health care spending. Missourians should vote no on Amendment 2."
"The strong backing from business groups reinforces that Medicaid expansion is not only good for the state’s health but also its bottom line."
"It is because of the invaluable work that teachers do that Missouri must realize that massive spending programs will gut public education."
An economic downturn is the worst time to expand Medicaid benefits to able-bodied adults without a true need, especially when our program is already one of the most generous programs in the country.