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Fred Bodimer
September 03, 2019 - 3:46 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — A new program now being offered through the nation's V-A Healthcare system attempts to change the way healthcare has been traditionally offered. "We have really seen a shift in how we want to deliver healthcare," said Dr. Kavitha Reddy, the clinical director of the St. Louis V-A'...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The chairman of a committee that oversees Missouri’s Medicaid program was replaced amid a steep drop in people receiving health care through the program. Timothy McBride, who was appointed chairman of the MoHealthNet Oversight Committee in 2013 by Democratic then-Gov. Jay...
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July 23, 2019 - 7:55 am
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Data shows nearly 90,000 children and close to 23,000 adults were dropped from Missouri's Medicaid health care program in the past year, prompting a state Democratic leader to call for an investigation. House Minority Leader Crystal Quade on Sunday publicly released a letter...
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June 25, 2019 - 2:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — More than 49,000 employees of the Illinois Department of Human Services who provide home health care will get long-overdue backpay this week. Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza said Monday that her office will release the $30.7 million in back wages to the Department of...
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May 28, 2019 - 10:51 am
ST. LOUIS (KMOX/AP) — By the end of this week, Missouri might be the first state without an operating abortion clinic since 1973. Planned Parenthood said the Missouri Department of Health is “refusing to renew” its yearly license to administer abortions within the state, according to CBS News . The...
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February 12, 2019 - 8:33 am
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri could save up to $1 billion a year within the next four years if it overhauls the state's Medicaid health insurance program, according to a study from a consulting team. A draft of the report obtained by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch does not recommend tightening...
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West Main Street leads right to the Capital in Jefferson City
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December 31, 2018 - 10:15 am
When the 2019 legislatives sessions begin, Republicans will control 61 of the 99 state legislative chambers (down from 66 before the November election) and will control both chambers in 30 states.
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This combination of file photos shows Missouri U.S. Senate candidates in the November election, Democratic incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill, left, and her Republican challenger Josh Hawley.
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October 19, 2018 - 7:56 am
Party control of the U.S. Senate could hinge on Missouri in the midterm elections. So we take a look at the main topics of the Thursdsay night debate between Sen. Claire McCaskill and Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley.
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Daily medication dispenser with green prescription bottle and pills.
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May 08, 2018 - 10:06 am
Two of St. Louis' biggest companies -- Express Scripts and Mallinckrodt -- are reacting to their spotlight in a '60 Minutes' report on high prices for a drug that treats a rare and fatal disease in infants.
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April 09, 2018 - 8:27 am
Advocates are trying to solve the problem of why people of color are disproportionately being diagnosed with HIV.
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