House Republican plan could raise fees for Medicaid recipients

25 February 2013

By Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

State House Republicans say the plans they are readying to reshape Missouri’s Medicaid program would require patients to assume more “personal responsibility” for their health care.

Their proposal aims to take advantage of proposed changes in federal policy that would let states charge premiums, deductibles and co-payments that are higher than the nominal costs that Medicaid beneficiaries incur now.

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