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Watch Open for Business

Health Care | 07 November 2013

Open for Business explores the health insurance marketplace, as well as Missouri healthcare issues and the coverage gap with consumers, experts and reporters. 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

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

Health insurance exchange costs may please young adults

Health Care | 09 October 2013

By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon. When Alexis Young, a graduate student and part-time health researcher, began looking at her own insurance exchange options, she didn’t experience nearly as much sticker shock as she had expected. Continue Reading

Officials turn to other methods for releasing premiums for insurance in the marketplace in Missouri

Health Care | 03 October 2013

By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon. In response to software glitches and heavy consumer demand on the health insurance marketplace website, federal health officials are offering other ways for people to learn more about the premiums for the new coverage. Continue Reading

Health exchange marketplace is set to open; consumers told to walk not run to it

Health Care | 30 September 2013

By Robert Joiner, St. Louis Beacon. Business is good at the Pilates and Yoga Center in Ladue. But an issue that continues to interrupt the peace of owner Karen Prechtl is affordable health insurance for herself and her 10 employees. Continue Reading

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