Medicaid studies kick off with marathon hearings this week

09 July 2013

By Virginia Young, St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

The battle lines were familiar Monday as a Missouri Senate committee kicked off an in-depth study of Medicaid, the health care program for the poor.

While Democrats urged that Medicaid be expanded to cover the uninsured, Republicans said their top priority is overhauling the $9 billion system, to make it more cost-efficient and promote personal responsibility.

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