Medicaid

Suggestions flow as Missouri legislators weigh options for 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.

Those were among the many suggestions that flowed Wednesday to a Senate committee examining ways to improve the quality and efficiency of Medicaid, the joint state and federal health care program for the poor.

Read the full article at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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