Young Adults and ACA | Stay Tuned

Health Care | 29 August 2013

Young people are a key factor to whether the newly enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act or Obamacare will succeed in the coming years. This Stay Tuned episode analyzes the key role young adults have in the success of this law. Continue Reading

St. Louis ConnectCare cuts more than half of its staff

General Health, Medicaid | 29 August 2013

By Jim Doyle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis ConnectCare, one of the area’s leading providers of outpatient specialty medical services for the poor, issued layoff notices Wednesday to more than half of its staff. Continue Reading

Suggestions flow as Missouri legislators weigh options for Medicaid

Medicaid | 19 August 2013

By Virginia Young and Jim Doyle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Give patients with chronic diseases a health care team. Monitor a state database to spot abuse of prescription drugs. Reward pregnant teens who keep their doctor appointments. Continue Reading

Missouri Citizens Face Obstacles to Coverage

Health Care | 02 August 2013

By Robert Pear, New York Times Looking for the new health insurance marketplace, set to open in this state in two months, is like searching for a unicorn. Continue Reading

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