Medicaid expansion fight focuses on access, rising expenses

08 April 2013

By Jim Doyle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

The fight to expand Medicaid in Missouri has been framed largely by Jefferson City politics, but the state’s health care industry suggests that it is about something much bigger.

“I’m sure there are political dimensions to it, but mostly it’s a humanitarian issue,” said Steven Lipstein, president and chief executive of BJC HealthCare, the St. Louis-based health care giant.

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