St. Louis North City Enrollment Event

Health Care | 06 November 2013

Sign up for the health insurance marketplace at this upcoming free event. Continue Reading

The other shoe drops: ConnectCare tells workers it will close its urgent care center

Health Care | 05 November 2013

By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon. Only months after closing its specialty clinics, ConnectCare informed workers on Friday that it was eliminating the rest of its services on Nov. 15. Continue Reading

St. Louis County police chief wants to carry heroin antidote in cars

Heroin Response | 30 October 2013

By Christine Byers, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Usually, police pursue other people. But in Quincy, Mass., about three weeks ago, an officer looked in his mirror to see a driver flashing his lights and honking his horn, trying to stop the patrol car. Continue Reading

4 Ways to Apply for Coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace

Health Care | 25 October 2013

By Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services. It has been three weeks since the start of the new Health Insurance Marketplace, where Americans, regardless of income or health status, can find quality, affordable health coverage. The launch of the Marketplace website, HealthCare.gov, has been rocky but we are working tirelessly to make the online process better. Continue Reading

Medicaid coverage gap will affect more than 5 million Americans, including 193,000 in Missouri

Health Care | 22 October 2013

By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon. By Missouri’s refusal to expand its Medicaid program, more than 193,000 adults in the state will find themselves stuck in a coverage gap, come Jan. 1. Continue Reading

How Long Does Obama Have To Fix Healthcare.gov?

Health Care | 22 October 2013

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News. They've got a few weeks. But if federal officials can’t get the new online insurance marketplace running smoothly by mid-November, the problems plaguing the three-week-old website could become a far bigger threat to the success of the health law, hampering enrollment and fueling opponents’ calls to delay implementation, say analysts. Continue Reading

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