Tag archive for "medicaid"

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 ConnectCare cuts more than half of its staff

General Health, Medicaid | 29 August 2013

By Jim Doyle, St. Louis Post-Dispatch. St. Louis ConnectCare, one of the area’s leading providers of outpatient specialty medical services for the poor, issued layoff notices Wednesday to more than half of its staff. Continue Reading

Suggestions flow as Missouri legislators weigh options for Medicaid

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. Continue Reading

Medicaid studies kick off with marathon hearings this week

Medicaid | 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. Continue Reading

Mo. senators vote down federal Medicaid expansion

Medicaid | 28 April 2013

Republican senators have made it clear that there will be no Medicaid expansion in Missouri this session. Continue Reading

Debate over Medicaid expansion is as hot as gun control in south Missouri

Medicaid | 16 April 2013

While enjoying a plate of gravy and biscuits at Feller’s Family Restaurant last Friday morning in Willow Springs, Mo., Johnny Morgan energized the breakfast conversation with examples of what he regards as unwarranted government intrusion into people’s lives. Continue Reading

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